Re: Aborted POST transfers?

From: Stephen R. van den Berg <>
Date: Sun, 6 Jul 1997 22:32:39 +0200

Tried the patches, Duane, same problem. Anyone who can reproduce the
it? Or am I just seeing ghosts here?
(The patches partially upgraded my 1.NOVM.11 to 1.NOVM.12).

"Stephen R. van den Berg" <> wrote:
>Here's something novel... The fetch is being
>done using a *POST* request (IBM is doing strange things).
>If you want to try it yourself, go to:


>Look for od12wbk.exe
>Which is the file I've been using as a testcase.

>Anyway, when I try to download one of the smaller files, it works
>(though, sadly, squid doesn't cache it, because it's a POST request
>(what idiot came up with that idea, I don't know)).
>When I try to download one of the larger files (like od12wbk.exe)
>there is a high probability that the transfer will terminate
>prematurely. It almost looks as if it is somehow timing related
>(like a POST request shouldn't take longer than x minutes or similar).

           Stephen R. van den Berg (AKA BuGless).
"ICMP: The protocol that goes PING!"
Received on Sun Jul 06 1997 - 13:45:28 MDT

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