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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: last-modified is broken
Date Thu, 23 Mar 1995 17:11:23 GMT
> > I'm testing it with Netscape - that could be the problem, I'm
> > not 100% sure, but I think Netscape is barfing on the Last-mod
> > time stamp, and is not subsequently sending the "if-modified-since"
> > header.
> That would be odd.  I don't use Netscape myself (it doesn't do well
> on b&w Xwindows), so I haven't noticed this.  Sounds like the browser
> people aren't talking enough to the server people.

Netscape 1.0  and 1.1b   both behave the same.

> Ah crap:
>    fielding@avron% grep DEFAULT_TIME_FORMAT *.c *.h
>    http_include.c:#define DEFAULT_TIME_FORMAT "%A, %d-%b-%y %T %Z"
>    http_include.c:    strcpy(timefmt,DEFAULT_TIME_FORMAT);
> *grumble*grumble*grumble*
> No, wait.  That format only applies to server-side includes and
> thus should have nothing to do with the HTTP_TIME_FORMAT.  However,
> it should really be in a config file anyway.

the page I pointed you at uses server-side includes to display
the environment variables. These were incorrectly formatted in the
old style.

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