Re: The new HTTP_VIA field

From: Jef Poskanzer <>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 1996 08:54:16 PST

>I like the HTTP_VIA field sent to our WWW server from the cache.
>Unfortunately it doesn't seem to add a whole lot of information, at least not
>to someone as new to Web cacheing as me. The HTTP_VIA tells me the same name
>as the REMOTE_HOST field (and the address of the cache can be found in

They become different in the case of multiple hops - the Via field
is supposed to have an entry from each proxy along the way, like
a netnews Path: header.

Received on Wed Nov 27 1996 - 09:04:02 MST

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