Revising HTTP

Johan Bergström Wrote:

I’ve found yet another resource that indicate that
the current behavior of nginx is incorrect:
REDbot: <>

I can’t find what SPEC it is relying on, but as
far as other discussions on The Internets go, I think that
Accept-encoding is indeed required.


I’m the author of RED, and also the chair of the IETF HTTPbis Working
Group, which is currently revising HTTP (and which is the basis for what
RED does, although RED is not a product of the WG).

Our goal is NOT to change the protocol, but rather to document how it’s
currently used, clarify anything that’s not well-specified, and assure

HTTPbis currently has a number of implementers participating, and would
love to get nginx’s input as well.

See our:


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