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

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

    r1835 r1836  
    24892489  <x:anchor-alias value="Via"/>
    24902490<t>
    2491    The "Via" header field &MUST; be sent by a proxy or gateway to
     2491   The "Via" header field &MUST; be sent by a proxy or gateway
     2492   in forwarded messages to
    24922493   indicate the intermediate protocols and recipients between the user
    24932494   agent and the server on requests, and between the origin server and
    24942495   the client on responses. It is analogous to the "Received" field
    2495    used by email systems (<xref target="RFC5322" x:fmt="of" x:sec="3.6.7"/>)
    2496    and is intended to be used for tracking message forwards,
     2496   used by email systems (<xref target="RFC5322" x:fmt="of" x:sec="3.6.7"/>).
     2497   Via is used in HTTP for tracking message forwards,
    24972498   avoiding request loops, and identifying the protocol capabilities of
    24982499   all senders along the request/response chain.
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