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Re: A broken browser

From: Rob Hartill <robh@imdb.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Jan 1997 17:15:52 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <199701021715.RAA00704>
To: "Gregory J. Woodhouse" <gjw@wnetc.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Gregory J. Woodhouse wrote:
>
>I just saw a message from a user complaining she couldn't acces the
>Internet Movie Database (http://www.imdb.com) with Lynx (version 2.5FM on
>an SGI). Sure enough, this server is running Apache and Lynx is sending an
>Accept header that includes text/html;q=0.000.
>
>Of course, this doesn't mean anything is wrong with the HTTP/1.1 draft, but
>is another example of how things can break during the transition.

this isn't 1.1 releated. That code was in Apache 1.0 and affects HTTP/1.0
just as much.

The Lynx problem is to do with SGI compiler optimisation BTW.

-- 
Rob Hartill.       Internet Movie Database Ltd.    http://www.imdb.com/  
Received on Thursday, 2 January 1997 09:27:09 EST

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