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RE: Microsoft HTTP 1.1 Conformance?

From: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2000 10:06:23 -0400
To: "John C. Mallery" <jcma@ai.mit.edu>, <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com>
Message-ID: <003101bfa488$4910ab80$954768c0@agranat.com>
> From: John C. Mallery 

> I'm wondering if the microsoft browsers are going 
> backwards on http 1,1
> conformance, just as they lost digest authentication from 
> IE 3 in later
> releases.

No, I believe that they just changed the configurability of it.

IE5 supports 1.1, and supports Digest (rfc2617).

> Can anybody shed some light precisely what the status of 
> IE's conformance
> to HTTP 1.1 is?

Far far better than Netscape, which doesn't do 1.1 at all.
Received on Wednesday, 12 April 2000 15:07:46 EDT

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