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From Julian Reschke <>
Subject Re: Reverse proxy mode and DAV protocol
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2007 14:09:21 GMT
Eygene Ryabinkin schrieb:
> Julian,
> Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 03:22:53PM +0200, Julian Reschke wrote:
>>> So, your point is that Apache should make no attempts to rewrite
>>> the 'Destination' header for DAV and clients should use absolute
>>> paths for DAV. Or we still need 'Destination' rewriting? In the
>>> reverse proxy mode, I mean.
>>> Thank you!
>> I'd say Path rewriting is very hard, host rewriting is possible.
> So, if Apache will be able to do the rewriting in its modules, then
> it should try. OK, thank you.
>> 1) Servers, such as Apache/moddav should start supporting absolute paths in the
>> "Destination" and "If" headers ASAP.
> Again, talking about the current situation when URI are absolute:
> do you think that 'If' header automatical rewriting is possible and
> viable for the Apache's modules? I see no technical problems in
> such rewriting, but may be I am missing something.
> Thank you!

"If" header rewriting should be possible, as long as the code doing the 
rewriting does the rewriting carefully (for instance, scanning for 
"<.*>" will probably not be good enough...).

Best regards, Julian

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