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From Martin Kraemer <Martin.Krae...@mch.sni.de>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "HTTP/1.0 requests generate HTTP/1 (fwd)
Date Mon, 09 Dec 1996 14:59:28 GMT
Aram writes,...
> 
> I'll pass your comments to the rest of the group.  
> 
> Mike Goldman said:
> > As I understand the HTTP spec, a server is not supposed to respond 
> > with a higher version than requested -- that is to say, the version 
> > (and corresponding options) returned should be the highest HTTP 
> > version supported by BOTH the server and client.
> > 
> > Thus, to bring Apache 1.2 into full HTTP/1.1 compliance, this should 
> > probably be fixed.

The question is what will happen if there is a chain of cacheing proxies,
some of which are 1.0 and some 1.1. If the 1.0 proxies were to strip the
extra information, IMHO the 1.1 proxies had too little information to do
"good" cacheing.

    Martin
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