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Re: Navigator & the closed socket (was: POST forms & Netscape Navigator)

From: <marc@ckm.ucsf.edu>
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 1996 10:17:59 -0700
Message-Id: <199607251717.KAA04135@pele.ckm.ucsf.edu>
To: www-talk@w3.org
|>Netscape does NOT close the connection but opens a new connection to the 
|>server for each inline image it needs. After it has received all the images, 
|>it closes all the > connections. This happens even if the server responds 
|>with HTTP/1.1 and  Connection: keep-alive.

All implementations of HTTP/1.1 are technically speculative at this point
since the draft hasn't been finalized.  In any case, unless a client
issues an HTTP request at level 1.1 or higher (does navigator actually do 
this?) a server cannot respond with an HTTP/1.1 response.

-marc
Received on Thursday, 25 July 1996 13:23:17 GMT

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