Proposal about content-size and hash

Matthew Ernisse matt at
Wed Mar 3 22:14:50 GMT 2021

On Fri, Oct 30, 2020 at 05:28:40PM +0100, Emery Hemingway said unto me:
> I'd like to see proxies make a comeback, and local caching proxies seem
> like good place a good start.

I don't think size or hash data in the response is going to enable this
unless you are going to man-in-the-middle the TLS connection that gemini
rides on top of.  In this respect it is really no different than the
problem with proxies and HTTPS.


Matthew Ernisse
matt at

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