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From Tony Finch <...@dotat.at>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-docs-1.3/htdocs/manual/mod core.html
Date Wed, 08 Nov 2000 03:01:20 GMT
slive@locus.apache.org wrote:
>
>  +<p>For HTTP/1.0 clients, Keep-Alive connections will only be used if
>  +they are specifically requested by a client.  In addition, a
>  +Keep-Alive connection with an HTTP/1.0 client can only be used when
>  +the length of the content is known in advance.  This implies that
>  +dynamic content such as CGI output, SSI pages, and server-generated
>  +directory listings will generally not use Keep-Alive connections to
>  +HTTP/1.0 clients.  For HTTP/1.1 clients, persistent connections are
>  +the default unless otherwise specified.  Chunked encoding will be used
>  +in order to send content of unknown length over persistent
>  +connections.</p>

Chunked encoding can only be used if the client says "Accept-encoding:
chunked" in the request.

Tony.
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