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Re: CGI problem

From: Anselm Baird_Smith <abaird@www43.inria.fr>
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 1997 17:44:57 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199701311644.RAA06728@www43.inria.fr>
To: trapper@cix.compulink.co.uk
Cc: www-jigsaw@www10.w3.org
Chris Jolly writes:
 > In-Reply-To: <199701281526.QAA19467@www43.inria.fr>
 > Got it! The CGI programs that cause trouble are not generating http 
 > headers. With the combination of MSIE & IIS this seems not to cause 
 > trouble, but when using Jigsaw as a proxy in between the two it trips up 
 > trying to parse the non-existent header. Easily fixed by mending the CGI 
 > programs, but maybe Jigsaw should report syntax errors? Thanks for your 
 > reply which pointed me in the right direction.

Just hitted the same problem a few days ago, so it's fixed now. Jigsaw
will read the first 16k of the stream if it really cannot start
parsing an HTTP reply from that, it will throw an error.

Received on Friday, 31 January 1997 11:49:00 UTC

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