Re: CONNECT command with message body

Adrien de Croy wrote:
> As part of the general theory that CONNECT or its response message may 
> contain an entity-body, I did some testing with including a 
> Content-Length header in the response message.
> This caused a lot of problems for some browsers.
> 1. Goole chrome crashed immediately.
> 2. Firefox reported that it was still waiting for transfers to complete 
> even though everything had been sent through. 
> 3. IE 7, ok.
> in the case of Chrome and Firefox, the problems went away as soon as the 
> Content-Length header was removed from the connect response.
> I view this as a bug in FF and Chrome, however it's odd that these 
> browser at least consider that it's illegal to have an entity body on a 
> CONNECT reponse, and it makes me therefore highly reluctant to put the 
> header in.

Does that include a "Content-Length: 0"?
Not that there's any point in it.

-- Jamie

Received on Monday, 18 May 2009 04:17:14 UTC