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From Alexei Kosut <>
Subject Re: arrrrgh!
Date Fri, 02 Aug 1996 17:37:11 GMT
On Fri, 2 Aug 1996, Alexei Kosut wrote:

> I dunno. The other way to interpret the spec, which is still correct, is
> to still treat a non-port Host: header as port 80, but not allow port
> switches. In other words, if the port sent doesn't match the port that
> they've connected on, just ignore the Host: header. This is the same thing
> we do, for example, if someone sends "Host: some.nonexistent.domain".

Don't I feel like an idiot now... this is exactly what the Apache code
does now (the development version, not 1.1.1). *sigh*

Somebody just slap me in the face with a wet noodle.

-- Alexei Kosut <>            The Apache HTTP Server

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