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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Apache proxy engineering specs
Date Sat, 08 Sep 2007 00:59:18 GMT
Shaw, Dan wrote:
> 
>    1. Does a apache proxy server create stateful or stateless connection
>       upon request?

It might help to clarify right off that RFC 2616 defines HTTP/1.1 and prior
as stateless protocols.

So the answer is no, any aggregation is an illusion.  For stateful proxied
connections it is necessary to use proxy CONNECT method from the client
to the back end.

Bill

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