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From r..@covalent.net
Subject Re: [PATCH] check Expect after post_read_request
Date Sat, 11 Nov 2000 05:26:20 GMT
On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> Expect is an annoying header field, added to HTTP in RFC 2616, that
> requires an error response if it contains an extension token that
> the server does not understand.  Unfortunately, we check it before
> we give any of the modules a chance to see and "handle" such an
> extension.  This moves the check after post_read_request.
> 
> I can't imagine this breaking anything, but let me know if you do.
> The patch is against 1.3, but probably applies to 2.0 as well.
> The author is Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkrantz@ebuilt.com>.
> 
> ....Roy

Is this done better by input filters in 2.0?  I'm just asking here,
because I have mixed feelings and can be convinced either way quite
easily.

Ryan

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