Re: HTTP entity length

>If you don't send a Content-Length, and you don't send a
>'Transfer-Encoding: chunked', and your Content-Type is not some kind
>of 'multipart', then your message does not include a message-body;
>it ends at the CRLF following the last header.  If you are a client,
>then anything you send following that will be interpreted as the
>beginning of a new request; if you are a server then I have no idea
>what clients might do.

That applies to request messages only.  For responses other than
those required not to have a body, the message body includes
anything that appears after the header fields until the connection
is closed.


Received on Wednesday, 2 February 2000 11:23:58 UTC