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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: OS Name in SERVER_VERSION (fwd)
Date Tue, 14 Apr 1998 02:17:32 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> Yeah. I think the general consensus is that having the server return
> "Server: Apache/1.3.1 Linux/0.9.4.to.exploit.follow.these.simple.steps.etc..."
> is a bad idea.

Yes, rather. :-)

>                But I can't really see any problems resulting from simply
> adding a "Unix" or "Win32" onto the end. Except, of course, that they do
> not fall into the token/token form prescribed by HTTP. (OS/Win32, OS/Unix
> maybe, to make it more clear what's going on?)

But what about "OS/2" and "A/UX"?  I'm not trying to cause
trouble.. should those be classified as "OS/UNIX"?  Beware the
evil slashes..

I like the idea of providing it w/o getting too specific.

#ken	P-)}

Ken Coar                    <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/>
Apache Group member         <http://www.apache.org/>
"Apache Server for Dummies" <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/ASFD/>

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