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From Ben Laurie <...@links.org>
Subject Re: Rethinking "be liberal in what you accept"
Date Wed, 07 Nov 2012 18:03:47 GMT
On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 1:34 PM, Stefan Fritsch <sf@sfritsch.de> wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Nov 2012, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>
>> Certainly once mod_lua is more "production ready", we could
>> use that, couldn't we?
>
>
> One could of course. But not everyone has lua, lua is slower than C, and
> even doing it in a module instead of core is sometimes more work. For
> example, currently we set r->protocol to "HTTP/1.0" even if the original
> request contained junk. So a module would have to re-parse the whole request
> line to get the protocol string sent by the client.
>
> My goal is something that the vast majority of people would want to
> activate, and would create pressure on manufacturers of clients that cannot
> cope with it to fix their clients.

+1.

Good luck with getting clients fixed, tho :-)

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