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From Roy T. Fielding <>
Subject Re: POST without Content-Length
Date Sat, 07 Aug 2004 22:12:55 GMT
>> Thanks for the great support - httpd-2.0 HEAD 2004-08-07 really fixes 
>> it.
>> It even provides env variable "proxy-sendchunks" to select between 
>> compatible
>> "Content-Length" (default) and performance-wise "chunked".
> Sounds pretty complete to me.  Of course you'd need to stick to C-L 
> unless
> you *know* the backend accepts chunks.

If the client sent chunks, then it is safe to assume that the proxy
can send chunks as well.  Generally speaking, user agents only send
chunks to applications that they know will accept chunks.


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