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Timestamp:
Mar 13, 2011, 4:39:25 AM (9 years ago)
Author:
fielding@…
Message:

Clarify that gateways are just origin servers with additional
proxy issues and then refer only to origin servers when
describing their outbound requirements.

Consistently use the term URI instead of URL.

Rewrite the section on Host to be clear on where the information
comes from and how proxies differ from other clients.
Warn about security holes in stupid interception proxies.

Addresses #218

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p3-payload.xml

    r1167 r1173  
    15071507   client to function as an integrity check of the payload body. Only
    15081508   origin servers or user agents &MAY; generate the Content-MD5 header field;
    1509    proxies and gateways &MUST-NOT; generate it, as this would defeat its
     1509   proxies &MUST-NOT; generate it, as this would defeat its
    15101510   value as an end-to-end integrity check. Any recipient &MAY; check that
    15111511   the digest value in this header field matches a corresponding digest
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