Re: Is HTTP/1.0 still relevant?

On Fri, 4 Sep 2020, Willy Tarreau wrote:

> Often clients that speak 1.0 are those which want to advertise that they 
> will *not* parse chunks and will instead consume data after the empty header 
> till the end of the connection.

Good point. It is actually a fairly common pattern in curl land:

  - user wants to know the size of the transfer upfront but gets chunked
  - adds option to go HTTP/1.0
  - server then gives Content-Length: in response
  - user remains using HTTP/1.0 for that use case



Received on Friday, 4 September 2020 09:03:03 UTC