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Re[2]: AW: AW: Problem in accessing GIF files

From: <Neil_Pellinacci@eu.yr.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 1999 10:44:04 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <000792C0.CE21386@eu.yr.com>
To: Www-Jigsaw <www-jigsaw@w3.org>
     I'm using IE 4.01 SP1 on Windows 95, and I get the problem here.
     It's difficult for me because I really want to use something like 
     Jigsaw instead of IIS :-> but my IT director will not accept "a server 
     that doesn't work properly with 70% of our browsers" which is how he 
     will see it, even though it's the browser's fault.
     Is there any way that Jigsaw could be configured to work like Apache 
     to work around this problem?

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Subject: Re: AW: AW: Problem in accessing GIF files
Author:  Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org> at Internet
Date:    03/03/99 15:17

On Wed, 3 Mar 1999, Werner Hennrich wrote:
> Hello Yves,
> thanks for your explanation - sounds very reasonable. 
> But the question remains: why does MSIE4 not have the same problem with 
> other Http/1.1 compliant servers?
Well, servers like Apache tends to cut the connection anyway after a short 
timeout, so you don't wee this problem ;)
> AND: even if JigSaw is 'right' about its implementation of Http/1.1, if that 
> server cannot be used for _that_ client, which uses remain for JigSaw, even 
> if it is made by the W3C.
The strange thing is that I don't have this problem, using IE4 or IE5 on 
NT (I have 4.0 sp3). So I really don't know why other people have this 
problem :( It may be an OS bug that is fixed with recent releases, but I 
can't really give a good diagnostic on this one!
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