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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: apache 1.2-dev (on www.apache.org) (fwd)
Date Tue, 16 Jul 1996 17:15:26 GMT
Rob Hartill wrote:
> 
> 
> not acked
> 
> From: Dave Boynton <dboynton@clark.net>
> Date: Tue, 16 Jul 1996 13:40:23 -0400 (EDT)
> Message-Id: <199607161740.NAA02377@explorer2.clark.net>
> To: apache-bugs@apache.org
> X-URL: mailto:apache-bugs@apache.org
> X-Mailer: Lynx, Version 2-4-2
> X-Personal_name: David Boynton
> Subject: apache 1.2-dev (on www.apache.org)
> 
> I've been testing some http 1.1 features with various httpd software
> and ran into a snag with yours, including the version 1.2-dev which
> is on www.apache.org. If I telnet into port 80 and send
> "GET / HTTP/1.1", I get a response of "HTTP/1.0 400 Bad Request".
> If I send "GET / HTTP/1.0" I get the home page, as expected. Netscape's
> and Microsoft's servers don't do that. They accept HTTP/1.1
> transparently, which any forward-compatible server should. If client
> software starts sending HTTP/1.1, you'll be getting more bug reports. :-)

I don't think so. We can only respond to GET / HTTP/1.1 if we actually
implement 1.1. I think MS and NS will be the ones getting the bug reports.

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> Dave
> dboynton@clark.net
> 
> ----- End of forwarded message from Dave Boynton -----
> 
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