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Re: Proposal: 205 Bodies [#88]

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 18:18:49 +0200
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20101026161849.GB11819@1wt.eu>
On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 10:45:05AM +1300, Adrien de Croy wrote:
> If you allow bodies on a method, then Content-Length is required.  I 
> don't see any Content-Length headers on CONNECT messages, so current 
> browsers would become incompatible.

I have seen one implementation systematically add "Content-Length: 0"
to CONNECT responses. I believe those were NetApp proxies. Anyway, it
just enforces the fact that there is no body.

> Can we allow Transfer-Encoding: chunked on CONNECT?  IMO we can't.

Indeed it would be problematic to have "0\r\n" prepended to data !

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