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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@kiwi.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Subject Re: bug in chunked encoding on HEADs
Date Sun, 07 Nov 1999 01:35:51 GMT
>...if r->header_only is true, then the side-effect to enable chunked 
>encoding will never be evaluated.  This means that a GET and a HEAD
>return different headers, which isn't deadly but isn't great.

That isn't a bug.  Transfer-Encoding is a message header which will
differ based on the request information.  Including it in a HEAD response
may lead to more broken behavior than just different headers.


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