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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] PR#232: work around netscape header problem
Date Fri, 18 Apr 1997 23:47:00 GMT
On Fri, 18 Apr 1997, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> After thinking about this a while, I've changed my mind and now believe
> that we need to fix Netscape's bug for them.  The reasons are that the
> bug is non-intuitive to non-programmers, we'll end up getting blamed
> for it anyway, I have a feeling that Netscape won't get around to
> fixing it in 4.0, and my fix has no impact unless the headers are
> exactly 256 or 257 bytes long (the bug manifests in both cases).

Will it not work to just add a bflush() instead of the extra header
line?  Don't have time to test right now, but from what I recall it
should and it seems like a better workaround to me, although not as
fun as making headers saying how lame Netscape is.  <g>

Sorry if this was discussed and I missed it.

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