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Re: #282: Recommend minimum sizes for protocol elements

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 11:19:07 +0200
Message-ID: <4E0C3F8B.6050508@gmx.de>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, httpbis Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2011-06-30 11:13, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 11:06:32AM +0200, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> On 2011-06-22 02:58, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>>> <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/282>
>>>
>>> Combined proposal:
>>> ...
>>
>> Looks good so far, with 20K replaced by 4000 octets, as discussed in
>> this thread.
>>
>> Question: I'm not sure servers actually send 413 when the *header
>> fields* are too big -- does anybody know for sure? Otherwise we should
>> test...
>
> Haproxy currently sends 400 because I never understood that 413 was
> made for this until this thread. I was planning on updating it to
> emit 413 in newer versions.

I think I recall other servers doing that as well; will check with 
Tomcat and httpd later today.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 30 June 2011 09:19:36 GMT

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