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From "Ben Noordhuis" <>
Subject Re: Basic query regarding client-server communication with browser setting HTTP 1.0/1.1
Date Wed, 30 May 2007 06:02:34 GMT
On 5/30/07, Souramita Sen <> wrote:
> When you say the server forcibly closes the socket, do you mean it closes
> before sending whole html page. And then the client again connects to the
> server again and again to get rest of the bytes of text/html page.

>From - section 7.2.2:

"[...] the length of that body may be determined in one of two ways.
If a Content-Length header field is present, its value in bytes
represents the length of the Entity-Body. Otherwise, the body length
is determined by the closing of the connection by the server."

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