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Re: question on byte field of NCSA common log format

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2001 20:38:05 -0500
To: Lily SF Tsang <lsftsang@itsd.gov.hk>, <www-talk@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B6F7CE2C.8C34%aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Lily SF Tsang <lsftsang@itsd.gov.hk> wrote:

> For the same page access logging, the number of bytes transferred
> could be varied or even return a dash or -1 for this field. Why is that?
> What does a dash and -1 mean?

This probably depends on the web server you use, but it could mean that the
connection was dropped before the file could be sent, or some other sort of

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Received on Monday, 9 April 2001 21:38:19 UTC

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