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From Greg Ames <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src/main http_protocol.c
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2000 15:15:28 GMT wrote:
> Unfortunately, the Spec seems to say that a C-L on a HEAD response must be
> the length of the actual data.  This problem is solved if the handlers
> stop trying to deal with HEAD requests, but that also slows us down when
> we try to serve HEAD requests.

Aren't HEAD requests pretty rare in the Real World?  If so, we don't
have to worry too much about performance.  If we can remove tests for
HEAD from the handlers, sounds like it would simplify the code and speed
up GETs a tiny bit too.


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