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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] the meaning of hop-by-hop vs end-to-end confusion? maybe not
Date Thu, 22 Apr 2004 19:21:01 GMT

On Thu, 22 Apr 2004, ray v wrote:

> Hi Joshua,
> You have interrupted it exactly as I have. I didn't
> include the part where the Proxy strips out
> content-codings. Basically I was just trying to make
> sure I had my facts striaght on which type did what.
> Hop-by-hop happens only when Proxy or some other
> device is intermedirary to the Origin server.
> end-to-end Happens only between client and origin
> server.

No, as I mentioned both types of headers can (and usually will) be present
on every request, regardless of whether or not there is a proxy.  The type
of header determines only if the proxy (if present) should modify/act on
that header.


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