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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@kiwi.ics.uci.edu>
Subject Re: case insensitive, multi-line headers
Date Thu, 05 Feb 1998 19:07:11 GMT
>> Look at getline() we handle multiline headers.
>
>Although there's an obvious bug.  If there's a line that exceeds the
>buffer size then we bail without reading the rest of the line and any
>possible continuation lines.  So we'll treat the rest of the line as if
>it's a new line.  Bad. 

Actually, that was on purpose.  If we just read a line that is over 8KB,
the chances that we'd give a damn about the next line being a continuation
are very small.  Since we lack a 4xx headers too long response, it was
left as-is until post-1.2.  *shrug*  Marc, where'd the patch go?

....Roy

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