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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: Problems w/ deny
Date Tue, 07 Jan 1997 10:50:07 GMT
On Mon, 6 Jan 1997, Alexei Kosut wrote:

> On Tue, 7 Jan 1997, Rob Hartill wrote:
> > I think there should be a very small timeout of reading the request +
> > HTTP headers. I don't see why a server should wait more than a few (~5)
> > seconds for the basic request info. 
> I do: in development, often it is necessary to telnet to the server
> and type in a request (sometimes a rather complex one) manually. This
> can upwards of 30 seconds. However, I agree 20 minutes is ridiculous.

Hmmm, I wouldn't consider that a good enough reason to set the Timeout
high. At worst you can paste a complex request into a telnet session.

I once set this timeout to something very low and had to do just that
as a workaround.

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