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Re: Question about proxies forwarding HTTP/1.0 responses

From: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 10:00:54 -0600 (MDT)
To: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Cc: HTTP working group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.4.58.0405270956200.96416@measurement-factory.com>


On Thu, 27 May 2004, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> do real deployed HTTP/1.1 proxies convert
> non-chunked responses to chunked?

Yes, I think so (their actions may depend on HTTP transaction in
question, of course).

> Does announcing HTTP/1.1 actually buy you anything at all?

Your marketing materials can mention HTTP/1.1 "support".

You can also save a few bytes by not transmitting Connection:
keep-alive headers (assuming that's more common than closing the
connection).

Alex.
Received on Thursday, 27 May 2004 12:01:01 GMT

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