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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: (fwd)
Date Tue, 11 Nov 1997 19:42:13 GMT
Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 11 Nov 1997, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> > >From the fingers of "Roy T. Fielding" flowed the following:
> > >
> > >Does anybody have time (and a test system) to participate in this?
> > >I don't.
> > >
> > >------- Forwarded Message
> > >
> > >Date: Mon, 10 Nov 1997 17:09:41 -0500
> > >From: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
> > >Subject: HTTP Interoperability Test 11-13 (correct date)
> > >
> > >  The fifth HTTP/1.1 Multi-Vendor Internet Test Day is Nov 13.
> > >
> > >  There are a couple of efforts under way to define some 'standard'
> > >  content for origin servers so that some at least semi-automated
> > >  testing can be run against it.  If you have suggestions for this
> > >  please let me know.
> >
> >     I'd probably be willing to participate, but it's really unclear what
> >     "participation" means.  Just let people hack at your server's
> >     default content?  Or what?
> >
> >     At the moment the only server I have is a 486 running Linux; my big
> >     system won't be back online until the end of the week.
> 
> We have some machines which could be exclusively used for that purpose
> and be set up/reconfigured for exactly that. But as you say, the actual
> intent/procedure is very unclear to me.

The intent is to improve the HTTP spec and conformance to it via
interoperability tests. This is an HTTP-WG thing. I've been trying to
find the time to participate myself, but so far it I've failed.

Cheers,

Ben.

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