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Re: HTTP/1.1 response with no headers?

From: Joe Orton <joe@manyfish.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 14:44:30 +0100
To: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020712144429.A21721@light.plus.com>

On Thu, Jul 11, 2002 at 09:55:23AM -0600, Alex Rousskov wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, Joe Orton wrote:
...
> > Mozilla seems to opt for the latter; as far as I could work out from
> > 2616 the former is correct - a request may or may not include a message
> > body... the presence of a message body is signalled by a
> > Transfer-Encoding or Content-Length header (or implicit for HEAD, 204,
> > 304 etc)... so no T-E or C-L implies no message body.
> 
> Not sure what you are saying here, but no T-E or C-L does not imply no
> message body. The above headers are from a response, not from a
> request.

Ah, yes: I missed that the sentence talking about messages with no
bodies was specific to requests.  That all makes perfect sense now -
thanks.

joe
Received on Friday, 12 July 2002 09:44:32 GMT

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