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Re: Resend: Re: IPP> Chunked POST: SUMMARY

From: Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.Coar@golux.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 1999 12:57:54 -0500
Message-Id: <36B88E22.BFAD315E@Golux.Com>
To: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>
Cc: kugler@us.ibm.com, http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com, ipp@pwg.org
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/343
John Franks wrote:
> The problem is that there is no way to use CGI with chunked message-bodies.
> This is can be viewed as a limitation of CGI (CGI's problem) or a
> limitation of the most popular implementations of HTTP (HTTP implementor's
> problem).
> You might also blame the CGI protocol for not permitting the use of
> chunked input.  This could only be changed in a new version of CGI.
> You could also try to support a new version of the CGI spec which would
> permit CGI to take chunked input.  Neither of these would deal with the
> existing base of installed servers, though.

Chunking is on the to-discuss list for CGI/1.1+.  We're waiting until
the CGI/1.1 stuff is complete before really gearing up on the next
version.  The list is currently quiet, but please feel free to
join it; see <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/cgi/>.
#ken	P-)}

Ken Coar                    <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/>
Apache Group member         <http://www.apache.org/>
"Apache Server for Dummies" <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/ASFD/>
Received on Wednesday, 3 February 1999 10:04:32 UTC

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