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Re: URL with multiple server names

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 1995 13:18:27 PST
To: kball@Novell.COM
Cc: uri@bunyip.com
Message-Id: <95Jan26.131830pst.2760@golden.parc.xerox.com>
I think the only way to handle this is to add a new scheme, rather
than to overload "http". You don't want clients trying to IPX to
non-IPX machines, anyway.

You could use a syntax like:


where "x-mhttp" means "use either TCP-IP HTTP or IPX HTTP".
Received on Thursday, 26 January 1995 16:19:22 UTC

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