Re: browsers & http/1.1

On Mon, 21 Jul 1997, Joni Barnoff wrote:

> I'm working on a server using HTTP/1.1 protocol.  I've used the server with  
> the following browsers:  Netscape 3.01 Gold, Netscape Communicator 4.01, and 
> Internet Explorer 3.02.  Although my server sends HTTP/1.1 in the header,
> the browsers respond with HTTP/1.0.  
> Are these browsers capable of handling HTTP/1.1?  If so, why don't they 


> respond with HTTP/1.1 in the headers?  If not, are there any browsers that 
> will respond to HTTP/1.1?

The only mainstream one that supports it is MSIE 4 preview 2.
Unfortunately, its HTTP/1.1 support is quite broken.  Don't know of any
fundamental problems, just a couple of stupid things.

Received on Monday, 21 July 1997 16:00:29 UTC