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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@liege.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Subject Re: [Fwd: Netscape 2.0 / Apache 1.1 keepalive problem (lengthy)]
Date Fri, 12 Jul 1996 10:32:53 GMT
> On Wed, 10 Jul 1996, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> 
>> How about sending a 408 Request Timeout response down the pipe before
>> closing the socket -- at least that was my intention when I added it
>> to HTTP a year ago.
> 
> Unfortunately, Netscape Navigator does not deal well with data it didn't
> ask for; as near as I've been able to determine, if it has a persistent
> connection, and more data comes through that the Content-length specified,
> it happily tacks it on to the end of the document. *sigh*

Doh!

grrrr....I need a little Andreessen doll on my desk so I can whack it
whenever this happens.  Come to think of it, I'd better get several --
just one wouldn't last very long.

.....Roy

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