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From Sebastian Nohn <>
Subject Re: [PATCH 40026] ServerTokens Off
Date Fri, 04 Aug 2006 04:55:22 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Sebastian Nohn wrote:
>> please take the time to read it before voting against the proposal :)

> If the response is being forwarded through a proxy, the proxy application MUST
> NOT modify the Server response-header.
> I haven't reviewed the patch, but I presume your patch honors this requirement?


> I've read your comments, agree it's 17 bytes (that you can just as well remove,
> as you point out, by hand.)
> I'm curious - do IE, Firefox or other common clients use the server name tag
> as a clue for fixups around aberrant behavior or to enable optimal behavior?

As far as I know, Firefox does'nt do anything in this direction. I
did'nt find anything in the source either (which is no proof of course).

Best regards,
  Sebastian Nohn
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