[erlang-questions] Patch to inets for correct handling of HTTP's Conditional
Ingela Anderton Andin
Thu Aug 23 11:18:33 CEST 2007
> On 19/08/07, Frej Drejhammar <frej.drejhammar@REDACTED> wrote:
>> The http client in inets for R11B-5 does not handle conditional get
>> correctly. Doing a http:request/4 with the "If-None-Match" and
>> "If-Modified-Since" headers set such that the server gives a 304 "Not
>> Modified" reply, the httpc_handler still expects to receive a
>> body. This eventually leads to a timeout. The attached bug.erl
>> demonstrates the problem by retrieving the slashdot rss-feed.
> To any users of ibrowse, I've tested this scenario and it works
> properly with the current version of ibrowse in sourceforge.
Wonderful :) It would surprise me immensely if ibrowse was bug
compatible with inets or vice versa ;)
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