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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apr/network_io/os2 sendrecv.c
Date Wed, 07 Mar 2001 15:56:03 GMT
Cliff Woolley <> writes:

> On Wed, 7 Mar 2001 wrote:
> > Mod_include is working correctly, as is the content-length filter, in all
> > of my tests.  The only time I don't get chunked responses for the
> > content-length, is if I don't put "Transfer-Encoding: chunked" in the
> > request headers.
> Hrm... I was under the impression that "Transfer-Encoding: chunked" means
> that the *request* is chunked.  

yep (I assume you mean when that header field is provided on the request)

>                                  "TE: chunked" means that the *response*
> may be chunked.  Does the server not send a chunked response unless the
> client sent a chunked request?  Surely not, since many requests don't have
> bodies to chunk in the first place.

The server can send a chunked response for any 1.1 request.  Using
non-chunked (with content length) is preferable because it gives the
client information for displaying status.

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