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From Remy Maucherat <r...@apache.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-tomcat-connectors/http11/src/java/org/apache/coyote/http11 Http11Processor.java
Date Wed, 15 Sep 2004 04:13:03 GMT
Mark Thomas wrote:

>From: Remy Maucherat [mailto:remm@apache.org] 
>  
>
>>The issue is that there's no value in this: it would likely take 5 
>>minutes for an attacker to figure out the webserver is 
>>running Tomcat. 
>>The Server header is maybe the less visible of them (and gives little 
>>information when compared to the others).
>>
>>So why bother about this ? (that's my point)
>>    
>>
>
>Because users want the functionality.
>  
>
Cool. Let the morons rule, then ;)

>If it can be done without hitting performance, why not do it?
>
Because useless functionality is bloat, and should not be added.

Rémy


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