[erlang-questions] Re: Any HTTP 1.0 clients out there?

Anthony Shipman <>
Mon Jul 13 15:53:39 CEST 2009


On Mon, 13 Jul 2009 10:12:27 pm Oscar Hellström wrote:
> Hi Steve,
>
> I guess that depends on what kind of clients you will have. If you have
> a controlled set of clients it would be very easy to make sure that
> there are no HTTP/1.0 clients, but in a scenario where clients is the
> general public I think you might still get some HTTP/1.0 clients. For
> instance, lynx on my machine (,2.8.6rel.5 libwww-FM/2.14...) is claiming
> to be an HTTP/1.0 client while links (ELinks/0.11.1-1.2etch...) on
> another machine of mine is using HTTP/1.1. I do use lynx and links every
> now and then, but I don't know if I would be a relevant user of your
> application.
>
> Steve Davis wrote:
> > Hi Oscar,
> >
> > My interest is in whether it is at all relevant to support HTTP/1.0 on
> > a server any more - currently I've stripped out that code and just
> > return status 505 (HTTP version not supported).
> >
> > Regards,
> > Steve
> >
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> Best regards

I think that wget defaults to HTTP 1.0. 
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