Re: Is HTTP/1.0 still relevant?

On 4/09/20 7:18 pm, Matthew Kerwin wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 4, 2020 at 3:19 PM Eric J Bowman wrote:
>     __
>     Hi, I'm greenfield-coding a webserver, and wondering if I can just
>     do away with back-compat with HTTP/1.0. My concern is it's still
>     alive and kicking on intermediaries. Is there any empirical data on
>     this? Opinions also appreciated.
>     -Eric
> In BOFH land we have monitors that still use HTTP/0.9 requests for
> heartbeat status checks. If the response isn't exactly the two bytes
> 0x55 0x50 ("UP") it yanks the server from the load-balancing pool.
> So, something to consider.

Oh dear. I was about to ask if anyone had seen it recently.

Are you able to mention software/application names I can reference in
reply to the requests to remove the HTTP/0.9 support from Squid?


Received on Saturday, 5 September 2020 10:43:56 UTC