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From Alexei Kosut <>
Subject Re: [Fwd: Netscape 2.0 / Apache 1.1 keepalive problem (lengthy)]
Date Thu, 11 Jul 1996 19:07:43 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*

-- Alexei Kosut <>            The Apache HTTP Server

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