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Re: #282: Recommend minimum sizes for protocol elements

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 22:44:11 +1200
Message-ID: <4E0C537B.3020704@treenet.co.nz>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 30/06/11 21:13, 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.
>
> Willy
>

Ditto for squid. Was only waiting a consensus on this thread.

413 is currently only sent on too-big request body entities. I think due 
to interpretation of the old term/words "request entity".

AYJ
Received on Thursday, 30 June 2011 10:46:29 GMT

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