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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@kiwi.ics.uci.edu>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Add Max-Forwards: TRACE handling to proxy
Date Wed, 22 Jul 1998 08:51:06 GMT
>RFC2068 describes the Max-Forwards: header as a delimiting factor for a
>proxy chain. It works only for the TRACE method. The appended patch
>tries to implement it for Apache's proxy.

HTTP/1.1 rev 03 allows Max-Forwards to be used with OPTIONS and
any extension method that might want to use it.  The only problem
is finding something about the proxy to send back in response.

....Roy

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