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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: filtering patches
Date Mon, 10 Jul 2000 22:44:12 GMT
On Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 04:30:19PM +0100, Tony Finch wrote:
> Greg Stein <> wrote:
> >*) these patches do not use BUFF, but attempt to go straight to the network.
> >   this loses the buffering, the chunking transfer coding, and the character
> >   set translation which BUFF provides.
> I think that is the whole point, since all that functionality should be
> re-implemented as filters in order to get rid of the horror that is BUFF.

Agreed, but I'd rather not see it broken (then rely on future changes to
make it work again). It would be great to continue to use BUFF for now, then
a future pass can start to transition the functionality from BUFF up to the
filtering layer(s).


Greg Stein,

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