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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
Subject Re: client_ip vs remote_ip
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2011 20:14:38 GMT
On 11/23/2011 2:01 PM, Nick Kew wrote:
> 3. so wrowe's suggestion implies we EITHER divorce "remote_ip" from
>     REMOTE_IP (confusing!) OR change the semantics of REMOTE_IP and
>     potentially break thousands of CGI/etc apps.

The later.  We've already 'broken' thousands of CGI/etc apps throughout
the world, as many customers of mine either use a remote_ip style
solution or a much more trivial x-remote-ip header from their load
balancer to reroute it.

No reports of what grave ills this 'breakage' caused.

Care to offer one, any one?

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