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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@organic.com>
Subject Re: HTTP/1.1 (was Re: Paris)
Date Wed, 15 May 1996 07:11:18 GMT
On Tue, 14 May 1996, Alexei Kosut wrote:
> On Tue, 14 May 1996, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> > > Leaving aside Apache as a proxy server, I don't think this'll be all that 
> > hard to do.  From a quick perusal of the 1.1 proposal of 03/05/96, the 
> > types of things we need to address before we could carry the 1.1 badge:
...
> Nope. I don't know about the March 5 version, but the May 2 version
...

Oops, I must still think I'm in Europe.  I'm looking at the May 3rd draft 
:)

	Brian

> clearly states at the top of section 23.4 that "This section will
> summarize major differences between versions HTTP/1.0 and HTTP/1.1."
> There are a number (139 pages) of minor differences.
> 
> And actually, we don't support the Host header as per the HTTP/1.1
> spec. 1.1 says we need to send a 400 if a request is tagged as
> HTTP/1.1 (what if it's a higher version; the spec doesn't say. Roy?)
> and doesn't have a Host header.
> 
> > A huge amount of work will be the proxy server however - there are lots 
> > of new conditions to test and pretty headers to send.  All necessary, but 
> > still quite a chore.  
> 
> Well, seeing as how the proxy server doesn't seem to work right with
> HTTP/1.0... we should fix that first. Much of the changes in proxy
> behavior are actually quite simple, unless you want to cache things
> that are negotated or authenticated. But you can be a compliant
> HTTP/1.1 caching proxy without doing that. And if you don't want to be
> caching at all... it's very easy. Just add your name to the Via:
> header and send it on. That's (almost) it.
> 
> Of course, I could always be wrong...
> 
> --
> ________________________________________________________________________
> Alexei Kosut <akosut@nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us>      The Apache HTTP Server
> URL: http://www.nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us/~akosut/   http://www.apache.org/
>  
>       "War does not determine who is right, only who is left."
> 
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> 
> 

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