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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@kiwi.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache/htdocs/manual/misc fin_wait_2.html
Date Thu, 30 Jan 1997 02:13:45 GMT
> The current docs strongly imply that without lingering_close, that
> PUTS and pipelining will not work. As I understand it, this is only
> true if there is an error in the transmission. In other words, the
> method that Apache uses without lingering_close/SO_LINGER does
> work correctly as long as there is no error in the transfer.

Since the problem prevents you from knowing whether or not there
was an error in transmission versus an unauthorized request, I'd say
it doesn't work correctly.

> Shouldn't we mention that the use of l_c/SO_LINGER is to allow
> Apache to work correctly during these problem but are not specifically
> related to them working correctly?
> 
> Am I rambling??

Hard to tell -- I'd need to see the suggested change in wording.

.....Roy

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