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From André Malo>
Subject Re: accept-encoding: identity doesn't work
Date Mon, 02 Aug 2004 20:43:23 GMT
* Marten Lehmann <> wrote:

> I'm working with Apache 1.3.29 and while testing with a self-build 
> http-client, I noticed that Apache doesn't respond correctly according 
> to the accept-encoding header. The RFCs say, that if the Accept-Encoding 
> header is empty or if Accept-Encoding header is "identity", no coding 
> shall be done. So I was sending a HTTP/1.1-POST request with 
> "Accept-Encoding: identity" and "Accept-Encoding: ", but Apache 
> responded (and coded acordingly) with "Transfer-Encoding: chunked". Did 
> I miss anything? That's not, what's defined in the RFCs, right? I'm not 
> sure if this is a bug or if I'm just getting it wrong.

Accept-Encoding influences the Content-Encoding, not the Transfer-Encoding.

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