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Re: browsers & http/1.1

From: Marc Slemko <marcs@znep.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 1997 14:01:02 -0600 (MDT)
To: Joni Barnoff <JLB@psulias.psu.edu>
cc: www-talk@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.3.95.970721135256.13918P-100000@alive.znep.com>
On Mon, 21 Jul 1997, Joni Barnoff wrote:

> I'm working on a server using HTTP/1.1 protocol.  I've used the server with  
> the following browsers:  Netscape 3.01 Gold, Netscape Communicator 4.01, and 
> Internet Explorer 3.02.  Although my server sends HTTP/1.1 in the header,
> the browsers respond with HTTP/1.0.  
> 
> Are these browsers capable of handling HTTP/1.1?  If so, why don't they 

No.

> respond with HTTP/1.1 in the headers?  If not, are there any browsers that 
> will respond to HTTP/1.1?

The only mainstream one that supports it is MSIE 4 preview 2.
Unfortunately, its HTTP/1.1 support is quite broken.  Don't know of any
fundamental problems, just a couple of stupid things.
Received on Monday, 21 July 1997 16:00:29 GMT

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