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From Ian Holsman <I...@cnet.com>
Subject RE: apache 2.0 patch to force proxy to speak HTTP/1.0
Date Tue, 15 May 2001 20:34:26 GMT
ok.
so do you think I should apply the pacth, 

or should I add a 'disable-keepalive' patch which just put a 'connection:close' instead
of the connection:... (as well as the http/1.0)



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Graham Leggett [mailto:minfrin@sharp.fm]
> Sent: Mon, May 14, 2001 8:16 AM
> To: modproxy-dev@apache.org
> Subject: Re: apache 2.0 patch to force proxy to speak HTTP/1.0
> 
> 
> Ian Holsman wrote:
> 
> > the people at BEA weren't the most up to date with
> > HTTP (they thought using telnet to run a HTTP command
> > was some kind of security attack )
> 
> Hmmm - the claim to build a webserver extension but know little about
> HTTP... sounds familiar.
> 
> > it only happened when you sent connection:close in the first
> > request. which mozilla/ie would never do.
> 
> Unless keepalives were switched off.
> 
> I see why it didn't work now - IE and Mozilla + proxy in theory would
> have worked, but only if keepalives were switched on. If 
> keepalives were
> switched off, or if Netscape was used (which only supports HTTP/1.0),
> the proxy would have added a connection: close on all requests (as
> required by RFC2616) but BEA would have choked.
> 
> Regards,
> Graham
> -- 
> -----------------------------------------
> minfrin@sharp.fm		"There's a moon
> 					over Bourbon Street
> 						tonight..."
> 

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