Re: [Technical Errata Reported] RFC9112 (7633)

On Wed, 6 Sep 2023, Willy Tarreau wrote:

> FWIW while I've always been tolerant for bare LFs in headers and trailers 
> (at least to support telnet/netcat), I've never accepted them in chunks nor 
> even when chunk extensions were needed, and never got a single report of 
> breakage due to not accepting them, thus I really think that all 
> implementations do correctly use CRLF and that it's not worth risking to 
> weaken the protocol by starting to support variations there.

This matches my experience exactly (with curl). LF-tolerant in 
headers/trailers, strict when chunk-decoding.



Received on Wednesday, 6 September 2023 06:01:17 UTC