W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg@w3.org > October to December 2010

Re: [#95] Multiple Content-Lengths

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 21:52:15 +0200
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <8ue9b6pia4tvt5qhufvjbflh4a2kbv6c8r@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Willy Tarreau wrote:
>I'm realizing that this is very similar to the chunked-encoding with
>content-length. I wonder whether we have numbers on the cases where
>this still happens, because the risks of bad handling are exactly the
>same, even though the spec says that chunking must be assumed in this
>case. It would be nice if numbers showed that we could simply consider
>that situation as an error.

In http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-http-wg/2010JulSep/0375.html
this did not happen at all. Like I said there, the interaction between
user-written code and web server infrastructure has been improved a lot
in the past couple of years, eliminating many of the problem sources.
-- 
Björn Höhrmann · mailto:bjoern@hoehrmann.de · http://bjoern.hoehrmann.de
Am Badedeich 7 · Telefon: +49(0)160/4415681 · http://www.bjoernsworld.de
25899 Dagebüll · PGP Pub. KeyID: 0xA4357E78 · http://www.websitedev.de/ 
Received on Tuesday, 12 October 2010 19:52:56 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Friday, 27 April 2012 06:51:28 GMT