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From "Peter Schade" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] IE6 could crash with HTTP/1.1
Date Thu, 24 Aug 2006 14:01:51 GMT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joshua Slive" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, August 24, 2006 3:47 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] IE6 could crash with HTTP/1.1
> On 8/24/06, Peter Schade <> wrote:
> > Hello
> >
> > i have some trouble with the recent microsoft patches where the IE6
> > crash on certain websites if he uses http1.1 and compression.
> >
> > So i would configure my webserver so that he delivers only via http1.0
> > here is my config from http.conf on a debian sarge server:
> > BrowserMatchNoCase ".*MSIE.*" nokeepalive downgrade-1.0
> >
> > This brings not the protocol that i want... any suggestions?
> This seems like overkill.

Any other suggestions on this? would be any other apache config setting
better suited ?

> But anyway, how do you know that Apache is using HTTP/1.1?  The fact
> that HTTP/1.1 is used in the status line does *not* tell you what
> protocol was used in the response.  It simply indicates that the
> server is capable of HTTP/1.1.  And force-response-1.0 will only
> change that if the client uses a HTTP/1.0 request.
> Joshua.

Is it possible to force an HTTP/1.0 response even if the client can

Thanks Peter

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