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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject yet another possible IE4 HTTP/1.1 bug that I haven't heard about...
Date Tue, 13 Jan 1998 20:34:17 GMT


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Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 13:33:49 -0700 (MST)
From: Marc Slemko <marcs@znep.com>
To: marcs@valis.worldgate.com
Subject: no-chunked content with apache 1.2.4 (Transfert-encoding)


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>From: bruno pennec <bruno.pennec@der.edfgdf.fr>
>Newsgroups: comp.infosystems.www.servers.unix
>Subject: Re: no-chunked content with apache 1.2.4 (Transfert-encoding)
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Marc Slemko wrote:

> >I use apache 1.2.4 with some virtual hosts.
>
> >I receive documents from the server as follow :
> >    1. Transfer-encoding set to chunked  when it is the result of a CGI
> >    2. No encoding set                               when it is static document
>
> >what settings must i do in apache configuration to suppress
> >the Transfer-encoding in the first case ?
>
> You don't.  Why do you want to?  If you are making HTTP/1.1 requests,
> you must be able to handle chunked encoding.  It is far more efficient
> in this case because it allows for persistent connections.
>
> If you can't handle chunked encoding, don't make HTTP/1.1 requests.

  For automatic proxy configuration (config.pac), IE 4 asks for a HTTP/1.1 request
 and seems not understand apache when the response is chunked.





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