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Re: #282: Recommend minimum sizes for protocol elements

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 02 May 2011 09:36:10 +0200
Message-ID: <4DBE5EEA.7030500@gmx.de>
To: Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se>
CC: Mark Nottingham <Mnot@mnot.net>, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 02.05.2011 09:28, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> ...
> I can confirm that not using a user-agent header at all gives a certain
> amount of problems. I can't give any specific numbers, but libcurl does
> its default requests without such a header and that is known to cause
> grief every now and then.
> I recall that even Apache has (had?) some set of UA-based browser checks
> that check for known faulty browsers to be able to do the necessary
> work-arounds.
> ...

mod_dav has a "redirect carefully" option that suppresses 302 redirects 
on WebDAV collections, because a number of client doesn't properly deal 
with them.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 2 May 2011 07:36:54 UTC

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