Using httpap with actual browsers

Roger Dingledine arma at
Fri Jul 19 21:32:49 UTC 2002

On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 04:24:03PM -0400, Roger Dingledine wrote:
> Ok, so far I've been using telnet and wget to talk to the httpap. I just
> tried it with a Mozilla. My Mozilla speaks HTTP/1.1. So all pages that I
> fetch through the httpap are blank. (Apparently it's not listening to the
> "505 version not supported" text.)

Ok, it turns out that 505 means "the major version number is wrong"
meaning I'm rejecting all 1.x versions.

And besides, returning "HTTP/1.0 505" seems fishy, because 505 is not
defined in the 1.0 spec.

So I removed the version check for now. Things work "pretty well".


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