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From "Justin Erenkrantz" <>
Subject Re: C-L or T-E: chunked for proxied request bodies
Date Sat, 01 Jan 2005 21:38:26 GMT
Jeff wrote:

> Any agreement to use the non-DOS-able and protocol-compliant
> implementation by default, and allow the C-L method to be enabled by a
> special setting?  Even if somebody reworks the C-L method to be able
> to buffer on disk, that is wasted effort (and still a DOS concern) in
> many cases.

Apache 1.3 does not support chunked request bodies.  (All 2.x GA releases
do though.)  So, that factors very much in the reason that I don't think
we should send chunks by default: all requests  to 1.3.x would receive
some 4xx (413??) error if we tried to pass chunks.  -- justin

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