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From "Roy T. Fielding" <roy.field...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proxying OPTIONS *
Date Sun, 30 Sep 2007 23:54:45 GMT
On Sep 30, 2007, at 4:05 PM, Nick Kew wrote:

> RFC2616 is clear that:
>   1.  OPTIONS * is allowed.
>   2.  OPTIONS can be proxied.
>
> However, it's not clear that OPTIONS * can be proxied,
> given that there's no natural URL representation of it (* != /*).

An absolute http request-URI with no path.

> The Co-Advisor suite has a test case to proxy OPTIONS * using:
>
> OPTIONS * HTTP/1.1\r\n
> Host: [remote target host]\r\n
> \r\n

Completely bogus.

....Roy


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