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Re: doubt regarding http 1.1

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2001 11:34:18 -0700
To: Joris Dobbelsteen <joris.dobbelsteen@mail.com>
Cc: "WWW WG (E-mail)" <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com>
Message-ID: <20010702113415.B27968@mnot.net>

I'd echo Joris' question as to why in the world you'd want to disable
chunking, but...


Buffers Perl, Python and PHP scripts; also can act as a wrapper for
arbitrary code. Intended to be useful for 1.0 content, and for
servers that don't chunk generated objects (most don't), but it
should be helpful here.

I think there are also Apache modules, etc. that may do this, look
at http://modules.apache.org/

On Mon, Jul 02, 2001 at 01:16:46PM +0200, Joris Dobbelsteen wrote:
> Why not use it? It provided a way to keep the connection open.
> You can try Tranfer-Encoding: identify
> see RFC2616 par. 14.41
> There is also something with TE (par. 14.39).
> Note that Apache will need to cache the response before transmitting it, to
> demitrade the length. I don't know wether they do or support that (probably
> they do). It requires only an enormous ammount of overhead on the server,
> not caused with chunked transfers. So why not use these, it's simple to
> build some support for that.
> Before to forget, RFC2616 lists enough information in the sections with
> tranfer-codings and such....
> Have fun...
> - Joris
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: manish kumar [mailto:manishksinghal@hotmail.com]
> >Sent: Monday, 02 July 2001 12:12
> >To: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
> >Subject: doubt regarding http 1.1
> >
> >
> >Hi
> >I am using http 1.1.I am making a persistent connection from
> >java client to
> >apache server.I am able to make it but I don't want to use
> >transfer encoding
> >as chunked(which is there by default).Is there any way I can
> >do it.Where I
> >need to change it.If you need some more detail please let me know.
> >
> >-Manish
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Mark Nottingham
Received on Monday, 2 July 2001 19:48:23 EDT

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