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From: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 1997 11:16:09 -0500 (CDT)
To: Foteos Macrides <MACRIDES@sci.wfbr.edu>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.SUN.3.96.970811111335.7420B-100000@hopf.math.nwu.edu>
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On Mon, 11 Aug 1997, Foteos Macrides wrote:

> 	As far as "UAs that originate a request, e.g., browsers" are
> concerned, it's risky to chunk a POST submission even if it's known
> that only compliant HTTP/1.1 servers/proxies are in the request chain
> (the origin server might not "put it all together and determine a
> Content-Length" before invoking a CGI script),

I am not commenting on the riskiness, but aren't origin servers which
are HTTP/1.1 and CGI/1.1 compliant required to do exactly that?

John Franks 	Dept of Math. Northwestern University
Received on Monday, 11 August 1997 09:17:37 UTC

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