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Problems with Proxies in HTTP

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Author Mark Nottingham
Last updated 2014-04-18 (Latest revision 2013-10-15)
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This document discusses the use and configuration of proxies in HTTP, pointing out problems in the currently deployed Web infrastructure along the way. It then offers a few principles to base further discussion upon, and lists some potential avenues for further exploration.


Mark Nottingham

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