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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "Netscape hangs waiting for response" on SunOS 4.x (fwd)
Date Tue, 18 Jun 1996 09:44:49 GMT
> This is a bug in Netscsape wrt KeepAlive. If they switch them off the problem
> will go away, I'm almost certain. Basicly, when we drop the link Netscape
> doesn't notice and send the next request up the same link. This used to be a
> problem in Win3.1 and _not_ Win95, but it seems Netscape have improved things.

How big a problem is this then? are keepalives unusable if half the
planet are using windoze and netscape?

Do other servers have the same problem or do they keep the connection
open for longer?


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