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From "Roy T. Fielding" <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache/src CHANGES http_protocol.c
Date Tue, 15 Jul 1997 15:44:59 GMT
>No! finalize_request_protocol() should *never* be called by a module. It
>should only be called from http_request.c and http_protocol.c.


>And that's not its sole purpose. It's there to do anything the HTTP spec
>requires needs to be done after the entity of the response has been
>sent. If we had any footer headers to send, for example, we'd send them

That is what I wrote.  The only thing that HTTP allows us to send at
that point is the terminating information for a transfer encoding,
which is exactly what a footer is with chunked.


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