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From Roland Weber <ROLWE...@de.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Issue With HttpClient Session Handling
Date Wed, 08 Dec 2004 13:53:16 GMT
Ortwin Gl├╝ck <ortwin.glueck@nose.ch> wrote on 08.12.2004 14:29:04:

> [...]
> Please keep in mind: HTTP can NOT (no, never ever) be proxied 
transparently.
> [...]
> In a web-browsing cenario the 
> proxy must rewrite the content(!) of the transferred content, such that 
> the client is fooled correctly.
> [...]
> It is a very complex and error-prone task.
> [...]

I fully agree. I have to maintain a reverse proxy servlet that
does exactly what you described. It can only work reliably with
the cooperation of the server applications that are proxied.

cheers,
  Roland
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