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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: POST without Content-Length
Date Sat, 07 Aug 2004 22:24:15 GMT
On Sat, 7 Aug 2004, Jan Kratochvil wrote:

> What would happen in this case httpd would infer a body while no body would be
> found there?

Just consider a bog-standard GET.

> Therefore it should be safe to assume if no Content-Length and no "chunked"
> headers are present there MUST follow an optional body with the
> connection-close afterwards as 'persistent connection' MUST NOT be present.

Nope.  GET requests routinely have keep-alive, but don't have bodies.

Nick Kew

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