Re: uh oh -- halp!

Matt Heffron (
Wed, 08 Sep 1993 13:56:22 -0700

>> I have an option. Don't mess with the CR LF stuff, just add a way
>> to indentify the protocol. If HTTP servers identified themselves at
>> startup by saying "welcome: HTTP/1.0", or something like that, then we
>> would know exactly what to send and expect. This would solve alot
>> of current problems and some BIG future problems as well.
>> :lou
>But won't this require 2 round trips for every document. First ask
>the server its HTTP version, then send the request. Massive slowdown
>it seems to me.
> Eric

Worse than that, clients that CAN take HTTP/1.0 will wait for a
REAL LONG TIME for HTTP0 servers to identify themselves. ;-)


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