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Proxy bug?(Ignore previous post: FAQ: setting the proxy)

From: Anselm Baird_Smith <abaird@www43.inria.fr>
Date: Sat, 31 May 1997 01:24:55 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <199705302324.BAA19964@www43.inria.fr>
To: Peter Mcilroy <mpeter@aramis.rutgers.edu>
Cc: www-jigsaw@w3.org
Peter Mcilroy writes:
 > I have been struggling for some time with the proxy setup,
 > as it was hanging in a very bad way, repeatedly.  Here is
 > the trouble, and it seems to be repeatable:
 > 
 > 1.  Initialize the proxy as stated in the jigsaw manual.
 > 
 > 2.  Make a proxy request (via Jigsaw) to a (non-compliant) address
 > that does not provide Content-Length information, for example, 	
 > 
 > 	http://www.rutgers.edu/
 > 
 > The request will hang at the end of delivery.
 > (NOTE: I am using Netscape 3.)
 > 
 > 3. Interrupt the request.
 > 4.  ALL additional downloads fail.
 > 
 > Is this a known bug, and is it repeatable?
 > 
 > Thanks,
 > 	Peter McIlroy
 > 
 > 
That's the firt time I hear of that one. We have been fixing lots of
proxy bugs since l;ast release though. Next version will have a proxy
that has be run for weeks (literrally) with no problems (I am using a
"personnal proxy" for my everyday browsing)

Anselm.
Received on Friday, 30 May 1997 19:25:16 GMT

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