Re: CRLF requirement

On Wed, 02 Jul 2014 04:35:29 +0200, David Krauss <> wrote:

> On 2014–07–02, at 10:18 AM, Glen Knowles <> wrote:
>> Changing "Connection: close" to "nnCoection: close" is something I have  
>> seen some "zero copy" proxies do when they wanted to remove the  
>> connection header. The theory is you just load a 32 bit "Conn", rotate  
>> it 16 bits to "nnCo", put it back, and rely on the upstream server to  
>> ignore it as an unrecognized header.
> Hmm, if it was a convention among several implementations at the time,  
> perhaps it should be recorded in the standard. /s

I have more often seen it overwritten. Xonnection: close or XXXXXXXXXX:  

/Martin Nilsson

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