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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Subject Re: multi home
Date Sat, 06 May 1995 15:02:49 GMT
> Yes.  The mechanism will be something like an
> Original-URI:

Orig-URI:  (the prefix orig- is common in mail)

> header which is essentially the complete URL.  The reason for this and 
> not just "Server-name" is that when we have URC's and URN's it is 
> potentially useful to the server to know what the URL was mapped from.  

and because the digest AA will need it anyway.  Errr, wait a minute,
that'll break the privacy of the request...bugger.  Pardon me while
I go strangle someone....

> Hmmm - I thought there was a proposal somewhere.  Roy's HTTP spec page
> <URL:> has some pointers to 
> particular proposals but no codified hard proposal, like HTML 3.0 has.  
> Though we all know Roy has been just a little busy recently :)

Yep -- see the http-wg mailing list for snippets; the full proposal
won't be ready until late this month.

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