60190Re: mod_perl2, HEAD request and Content-Length
- Aug 4 11:56 AM
>> If httpd-dev doesn't do it, I suppose we can still implement it in mp2.I fully agree.
> On a second thought, I think it's better not to add this special method
> unless Apache does that.
> Since in 99.99% cases one should not cause anright - apache expects you to not do anything special for HEAD requests
> early headers sending, and for those special cases which go against the
> Apache spec (sending no body for HEAD requests) we will simply document
> a workaround. This is because the workaround may stop working in the
> future and we will find ourselves in a bad situation.
anymore, so if you mess with that contract you are messing with an
unsupported feature, and mod_perl has no business supporting unsupported
apache features through a new, mod_perl-specific API.
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