The Proxy-Status HTTP Response Header Field

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'The Proxy-Status HTTP Response Header Field' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-httpbis-proxy-status-08.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'The Proxy-Status HTTP Response Header Field'
  (draft-ietf-httpbis-proxy-status-08.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the HTTP Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Murray Kucherawy and Francesca Palombini.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Technical Summary:

This document defines a new HTTP header that can be added to responses by intermediary proxies to report statuses and errors.

Working Group Summary:

The WG process for this document was smooth, over the past 2 years, getting decent amounts of feedback and input from the community. No major issues were raised.

Document Quality:

The document is of good quality, and seems ready for publication. Several implementations already exist and are deployed.


Document Shepherd: Tommy Pauly
Responsible AD: Francesca Palombini