Re: Netscape 2.x, proxy autoconfig and HTTP/1.1

From: David J N Begley <>
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 1998 14:56:17 +1000 (EST)

On Fri, 24 Apr 1998, Tom Minchin wrote:

> This isn't strictly Squid business, but recently we 'upgraded' our
> client webserver from NS Enterprise 2.0 to 3.5.1. This web server also
> houses their proxy auto config file for their 800 desktop PCs. Has anyone
> found problems with Netscape 2.0 - on a Mac - and having an HTTP/1.1 server
> handing out auto config files?
> If it was a real server like Apache, I could just modify the response
> for the broken clients, but I don't seem to be able to.

Spot on - for Apache (also a HTTP/1.1 server) you'd just disable
keepalives for the named client(s):

Unless Netscape's server has an equivalent feature, you may be stuck.

Received on Fri Apr 24 1998 - 22:03:22 MDT

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