Re: #467: Expect: 100-continue and "final" status codes

Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> Wed, 29 May 2013 05:17 UTC

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Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 07:15:15 +0200
From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
To: Michael Sweet <msweet@apple.com>
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Subject: Re: #467: Expect: 100-continue and "final" status codes
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On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 12:04:16PM -0400, Michael Sweet wrote:
> You'll still find many embedded HTTP servers that do not honor the Expect
> header.  CUPS has explicit timeout code on the client side for this since it
> affects (far too) many IPP printers... :(

Not to mention transparent 1.0 proxies which want to analyse the payload
before passing the request.

Regards,
Willy