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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: [Fwd: Netscape 2.0 / Apache 1.1 keepalive problem (lengthy)]
Date Wed, 10 Jul 1996 17:29:55 GMT
Rob Hartill wrote:
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> maybe of interest to Alexei...

[snip]

> 
> So -- all this seems to sum up as some kind of a disagreement between
> Apache and Netscape about how the kept-alive connections should be
> closed. Would it be possible to hack up some kind of a smelly
> workaround at the Apache end?

Nope. As far as we can work out we have done as much as we can. The connection
is as closed as it can be, and the bug (for it is a bug) is in Netscape. FWIW
Netscape fixed it in 3.0b5.

The bug causes Netscape to fail with all known servers with keepalive.

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> Well, at least this gives one a reason to add "Better not viewed with
> Netscape 2.0" buttons on the pages :-)
> -- 
> angst
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