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From "Roy T. Fielding" <>
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.


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