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RE: Microsoft Information Server HTTP incompliance...

From: Paul Leach <paulle@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 1996 11:37:55 -0700
Message-Id: <c=US%a=_%p=msft%l=RED-77-MSG-960705183755Z-6109@tide21.microsoft.com>
To: "'http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com'" <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, 'Kris Benson' <doctorkb@synaptic.net>
These results were produced by CGI scripts, not IIS itself. The
offenders have been told.

>----------
>From: 	Kris Benson[SMTP:doctorkb@synaptic.net]
>Sent: 	Wednesday, July 03, 1996 3:07 PM
>To: 	http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
>Subject: 	Microsoft Information Server HTTP incompliance...
>
>
>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!" :-)#
>
>-----
>$ ~/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.
>
>--
>Kris "The Doctor" Benson <kris@hackers-unlimited.com>
>President, Hackers Unlimited
>Personal HomePage: http://www.hackers-unlimited.com/doctorkb/
>Hackers Unlimited: http://www.hackers-unlimited.com/
>JAPH, HTMLer, Webmaster, UNIX guy for hire...
>#####  May your beard and your .sig grow longer with wisdom  #####
>
>
Received on Friday, 5 July 1996 11:43:23 EDT

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