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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@gbiv.com>
Subject Re: Philosophy, empty body still a request body?
Date Thu, 07 Jul 2005 13:30:13 GMT
On Jul 5, 2005, at 1:41 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> RFC2616 says TRACE doesn't accept a body.
>
> Patches I'd committed to 1.3.x and working on 2.1.x (to port
> to 2.0.x) enforce this with TraceEnable On.
>
> But what about a 0-byte body?
>
> Content-Length: 0

Is the same as no message body.

> Transfer-Encoding: chunked
>
> 0

Is not the same as no message body.

> both imply a body, with no body to follow.

Nope.  Both imply that the entity body is of zero length.
Only the first one says there is no message body.

....Roy


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