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Microsoft Information Server HTTP incompliance...

From: Kris Benson <doctorkb@synaptic.net>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 1996 15:07:23 -0700 (PDT)
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.BSD.3.91.960703150453.15035C-100000@vortex.netbistro.com>

for those of you who haven't seen this: note the simple HEAD request, 
meanwhile, the server sends back the whole Declaration of Independance... 
Just go's to show you how Microsoft looks at standards: "when you don't 
like 'em, write your own!" :-)#

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$ ~/telnet www.slate.com 80
Trying 207.68.136.61...
Connected to www.slate.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
HEAD / HTTP/1.0
 
HTTP/1.0 302 Object moved
Location: http://www.slate.com/cover/current/cover.asp
Server: Microsoft-Internet-Information-Server/1.0
MIME-version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/html
Content-Length: 172
 
<head><title>Document moved</title></head>
<body><h1>Object Moved</h1>This document may be found <a 
HREF="http://www.slate.
com/cover/current/cover.asp">here</a></body>
 
HTTP/1.0 200 OK
Date: Wed, 03 Jul 1996 22:03:55 GMT
Server: Microsoft-Internet-Information-Server/1.0
Expires: Wed, 03 Jul 1996 22:03:55 GMT
Content-Length: 842
Content-Type: text/html
 
<HTML>
<! REM 
*************************************************************************
>
<! REM ****  (c) 1996 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights 
reserved.          ****
>
<! REM 
*************************************************************************
>
 
<BODY
    BGCOLOR="#ffffff"
    TEXT="#000000"
    LINK="#660033"
    ALINK="#FF0000"
    VLINK="#660033"
    TopMargin=0
    LeftMargin=0
>
 
<HEAD>
    <TITLE>Slate</TITLE>
</HEAD>
 
 
<BR>
 
default.asp(22) : error 80020008: Bad variable type.
 
default.asp(22) : error 80020008: Bad variable type.
 
 
default.asp(29) : error 800A5012: late.com/cover/current/cover.asp
 
        Sorry, your browser is not powerful enough to read Slate.  May we 
sugges
t you upgrade to <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/ie">Microsoft Internet 
Explor
er</a>?<BR>
 
</BODY>
</HTML>Connection closed by foreign host.

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Received on Wednesday, 3 July 1996 15:15:11 EDT

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