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Re: ICAP header extensions
On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Martin Stecher wrote:
> the ICAP protocol defines in section 4.3: "User-defined header
> extensions are allowed. [... They] MUST follow the "X-" naming
> convention [...]"
> There are already a bunch of user-defined headers in use,
> unfortunately only two of them have been published officialy
> (X-Client-IP and X-Subscriber-ID in
> draft-beck-opes-icap-subid-00.txt), many more have been exchanged
> between organisations.
> With the growing number of ICAP client and server implementations we
> see more and more user-defined headers being introduced.
> Unfortunately there are already some with the identical meaning but
> different names.
> To ensure further interoperability even beyond the standard feature
> set, I propose that we publish the X-headers that are in use.
Would it be a good idea to follow  and  with this?
Looks like those IDs attempt to solve the same problem.
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