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Re: [#95] Multiple Content-Lengths

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 21:59:16 +0200
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20101012195916.GM23594@1wt.eu>
On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 09:52:15PM +0200, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * 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.

Thanks Björn, I missed that previous mail of yours. That fuels the idea
that we might now make chunk+content-length invalid.

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