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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: Missing headers for small requests?
Date Thu, 12 Jun 1997 17:35:37 GMT
It's been proposed several times.  But needs a revamp of the i/o system to
do it...  hey can we agree that we want to use sfio?  If so then someone
can get working on integrating sfio.


On Thu, 12 Jun 1997, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

>     Currently, Apache won't emit some (e.g., Content-length) headers in the
>     response if it's chunked or dynamic - I assume in both cases because
>     we don't think we'll know the final size of what we're sending.
>     Just out of curiousity (Roy?), would it be appropriate to change
>     this behaviour if the entire response fit into a single reply chunk
>     (i.e., we *did* know the total size quite early)?  In other words,
>     if we know the complete size before the headers are sent, should we
>     add [at least] Content-length?
>     I don't know where the break-even point would be for reply buffer
>     size (Dean?), or whether it's even worth pursuing.  Just something
>     that crossed my mind wrt things like SSI documents, particularly
>     small ones..
>     #ken    :-)}

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