AW: WKD lookup (Re: Web Key Service server lookup)

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Nov 4 17:08:12 CET 2016

On Wed,  2 Nov 2016 13:24, Juergen.Schaepker at said:

> I'd believe WKD servers need to normalize domain names in any case, this normalization should be in the standard.

We actually don't talk about domain names - it is an implementation
detail of the HTTP transport on how to map URLs to IP addresses.

> The request URL will be modified e.g. by default by most reverse proxies. You cannot rely on it containing the original host domain name. 

Again an implementation detail and not part of the protocol.



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