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From André Warnier ...@ice-sa.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Forward proxies and aliases
Date Mon, 14 Jul 2008 21:53:05 GMT
Tavian Barnes wrote:
> 
> When behind a proxy, the browser sends request to the proxy in the
> form of GET http://www.google.com/ig, rather than sending GET /ig to
> www.google.com.  It has no idea if the proxy server did some tricky
> things behind its back.
> 
Thank you for reminding me of that.  I remember reading that somewhere, 
but I had forgotten.  I though that the browser just sent the request to 
the IP of the proxy as "GET /ig", with a "Host: www.google.com" header.
But now I realise the error of my ways.
Thanks.

André



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