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Aug 19, 2012, 6:44:49 PM (7 years ago)
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Via - minor editorial tweaks

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p1-messaging.html

    r1835 r1836  
    18531853      <div id="rfc.iref.h.12"></div>
    18541854      <h2 id="rfc.section.5.7"><a href="#rfc.section.5.7">5.7</a>&nbsp;<a id="header.via" href="#header.via">Via</a></h2>
    1855       <p id="rfc.section.5.7.p.1">The "Via" header field <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> be sent by a proxy or gateway to indicate the intermediate protocols and recipients between the user agent and the server
    1856          on requests, and between the origin server and the client on responses. It is analogous to the "Received" field used by email
    1857          systems (<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5322#section-3.6.7">Section 3.6.7</a> of <a href="#RFC5322" id="rfc.xref.RFC5322.3"><cite title="Internet Message Format">[RFC5322]</cite></a>) and is intended to be used for tracking message forwards, avoiding request loops, and identifying the protocol capabilities
    1858          of all senders along the request/response chain.
     1855      <p id="rfc.section.5.7.p.1">The "Via" header field <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> be sent by a proxy or gateway in forwarded messages to indicate the intermediate protocols and recipients between the user
     1856         agent and the server on requests, and between the origin server and the client on responses. It is analogous to the "Received"
     1857         field used by email systems (<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5322#section-3.6.7">Section 3.6.7</a> of <a href="#RFC5322" id="rfc.xref.RFC5322.3"><cite title="Internet Message Format">[RFC5322]</cite></a>). Via is used in HTTP for tracking message forwards, avoiding request loops, and identifying the protocol capabilities of
     1858         all senders along the request/response chain.
    18591859      </p>
    18601860      <div id="rfc.figure.u.51"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.85"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.86"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.87"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.88"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.89"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.90"></span>  <a href="#header.via" class="smpl">Via</a>               = 1#( <a href="#header.via" class="smpl">received-protocol</a> <a href="#rule.whitespace" class="smpl">RWS</a> <a href="#header.via" class="smpl">received-by</a>
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