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Re: 505 HTTP Version Not Supported

From: Bob Jernigan <jern@spaceaix.jhuapl.edu>
Date: Wed, 3 Apr 1996 13:42:45 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <9604031842.AA16903@sdrmis.jhuapl.edu>
To: Daniel DuBois <ddubois@spyglass.com>
Cc: cshotton@biap.com, fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
> 
> But a 0.9 client won't ever see the error status code, so what's the point.
> (Haven't people pretty much given up on 0.9 doing anything useful in the
> future?  There's too many features you can't have when you don't have headers.)

I.e., "if I don't need it, no-one does."  But 0.9 is useful and will continue
to be useful in certain circumstances.  About half my hits are 0.9 but
they do return <1% of the data.  It all depends on what you think http
is useful for.

bob
Received on Wednesday, 3 April 1996 10:47:42 EST

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