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From Joerg Heinicke <>
Subject Re: DO NOT REPLY [Bug 17370] - Wrong HTTP Content Length for Reader when "show-time"
Date Fri, 07 Nov 2003 18:28:14 GMT
On 07.11.2003 19:10, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

>>> But it might not worth the trouble adding all this complexity just to
>>> implement some debug feature
>> Well, it obviously is a debug feature. But you probably
>> might want to look at it as a small, discreet marketing
>> feature also. I suppose some IT-oriented people view
>> the page source to see the quality of html code
>> or to find out "how" was the page construted/generated.
>> And don't forget the show-time feature prints not only
>> the processing time, but also the Apache Cocoon mark.
>> (<!-- Processed by Apache Cocoon 2.2... -->)
>> That's a common practice used in many frameworks/producs
>> ex Vignette products etc.
> FYI, cocoon already outputs a "X-cocoon:" HTTP header that "markets" our 
> presence in every request it handles. So, if we really want to know if 
> cocoon handles that resource look at the HTTP headers, they don't break 
> content length and are much more "REST"-ish.

But this can be shadowed/hidden by a web server. I never investigated 
why, but our applications running on Cocoon don't have this header. So I 
guess it's the web server (Apache in this case).


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