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From Arend van Spriel <>
Subject Re: Reorder the http header generated by tomcat
Date Wed, 05 Mar 2008 21:35:42 GMT
Still it is good to clarify the WHY as explained by William. I would say
to mr. wang to get rid of any need for a specific order before getting
started with implementing some sorting algorithm.

George Sexton wrote:
> William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>> Requiring any specific order on HTTP response headers is
>>> completely bogus...
>> :)
>> To elaborate on why Jim thinks so (and we all agree)...
>> - it's not spec.  You cannot rely on this when authoring a user agent.
>> - proxies can and will reorder whatever pretty order you assign to the
>>   response headers from the server agent.
> I agree. I just said that if HIS app requires a specific order, HE
> should write code to do it.

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