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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: 0.6.2 must go
Date Thu, 11 May 1995 10:52:41 GMT
> Can someone explain the point of B95? What problem is it trying to solve?
> It deletes leading spaces in front of a 'header'. But output from a CGI
> script is supposed to conform to the general HTTP spec. Thus
> either such output is illegal, and so removing the spaces is not consistent
> with other apache behaviour (of faulting the script) or
> a line beginning with whitespace is a continuation line, and should be
> passed unmolested.

It squeezes spaces such as

Content-type:   text/html


Content-type: text/html

Someone pointed out that a script he was using barfed with the
multiple spaces.


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