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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Buffering of huge POSTs to CGI and alternatives
Date Tue, 16 Nov 2010 00:33:15 GMT
On 11/15/2010 6:30 PM, Nick Kew wrote:
> The CGI spec is clear: CONTENT_LENGTH is guaranteed;
> EOF is NOT guaranteed, so reading to EOF is a bug and
> means the CGI can only ever "work" by coincidence!

Ah yes, pre-HTTP/1.1, silly me.

> CGI pre-dates chunked encoding (as do reports of the 
> death of CGI, from proponents of alternative serverside
> application environments)!

Actually, the RFC doesn't.

But point taken, saw Jeff's bug report, just EIGNORE my earlier comment.

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