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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@kiwi.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Subject Re: [Fwd: Re: Changed information for PR mod_rewrite/656]
Date Tue, 10 Jun 1997 14:00:10 GMT
>Will sending a full URL as well as a Host: header fly in this situation?

Yes. In fact, it's required.

>The Host: header was added, I believe, to allow correct proxy operation
>with non-IP virtual hosts, but it appears to have messed up chaining to
>other HTTP/1.0 proxies.

A proxy request must always be a full URL.  If our proxy is chaining,
then it should be sending a proxy request and not an origin-server
request.  The Host header just goes along for the ride.

....Roy

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