Re: When will squid be HTTP/1.1 compliant ?

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 00:20:29 +0200

Charles Bruneteau wrote:

> I'm just wondering if it's scheduled ?

No, it is not sheduled as far as I know. Squid is slowly approaching
HTTP/1.1, but I do not know when it will become compliant, if ever.

At this time no-one has a clear picture of what is required to make it
HTTP/1.1 compliant. RFC2616 (current official HTTP/1.1 spec) mentions
the words SHOULD and MUST 255 + 340 = 595 times, and each SHOULD or MUST
condition must be fulfilled to call a product compliant. Luckily many of
these SHOULD or MUSTS is not relevant to proxies, but each must be

Henrik Nordstrom
Squid hacker
Received on Tue Oct 26 1999 - 17:01:32 MDT

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