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Re: [XHR2] HTTP Trailers

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2010 18:09:44 +0200
Message-ID: <4CCC4348.8010704@gmx.de>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
On 30.10.2010 17:23, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> On Tue, 26 Oct 2010 13:34:46 +0200, Julian Reschke<julian.reschke@gmx.de>
>> wrote:
>>> Related to this... does XHR (1) *forbid* making the trailing header
>>> fields available? I'm not sure it does...
>>
>> I'd like to add a testcase for this. Is there a way in PHP (the current
>> server-side scripts use PHP) to output trailing headers? Or maybe we can
>> do it via a static file and .htaccess?
>
> Using Apache you should be able to output whatever you want from a "nph"
> script, that's a CGI script whose name starts with "nph-". Apache will
> not parse that script's output, for the most of it. An alternative might
> be mod_asis, but I would not count on it.

Mod_asis does rewriting of headers, and computes content length, so I'd 
be surprised if it allowed your own authoring of chunks.

I haven't heard of "nph", and couldn't quickly find documentation. Do 
you have a pointer?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Saturday, 30 October 2010 16:10:34 GMT

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