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From Rob Hartill <hart...@ooo.lanl.gov>
Subject Re: more Keep-Alive - possible problem
Date Wed, 07 Feb 1996 00:25:22 GMT
 
> > If there is a bug with Mac Netscape, the best thing to do is disable
> > keepalives for the small content-lengths and disable this only
> > for requests that admit coming from Mac Mozilla.
> 
> Oh, you mean like Microsoft Internet Explorer... Mozilla/1.21.... which
> also sends Keep-Alive, but works perfectly. 

Caveat imposter.

> Besides, don't knock it 'till you've tried it. I've confirmed that this
> bug exists in Netscape/Mac, on several systems, and I believe Netscape
> uses shared code across their platforms for this sort of thing, and I was
> wondering if anyone has attempted to see if this exists on other OSes,
> which I don't have access to. So if someone could point a Unix or Windows
> version of Netscape 2.0 at http://www.nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us:8001/, and tell
> me what happens (it's a 10 byte file, which makes 195 bytes w/ headers,
> and causes the Mac version to hang for 15 seconds at "100%" until the
> connection times out), that'd be helpful. I haven't yet filled out a bug
> report form at Netscape, I'd like to get all my facts straight first.

Hey, my HPsUX version of Netscape 2.0 has Mac emulation. Doh!, it's
busted too.

Connection: Keeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep-Alive

anyone?

> > Poor mac lusers... no java, busted keepalives and no compressed
> > content-encodings.   http://xxx.lanl.gov/faq/netscape.gif
> 
> :P
> 
> > Aren't you glad you have a real computer?
> 
> I can't tell... is this statement derogatory towards Macs or complementary
> of them? 

me say something nice?


rob
;-)

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