Re: [xenu-usergroup] Xenu issues both HEAD and GET commands
- On Fri, 11 Feb 2005 08:22:09 +0300, Eugeny.Sattler@... wrote:
>Xenu does both if the server returns an error for the HEAD command. At
>Hi Tilman ,
>I have set up a local http server and decided to try checking my local links
>via this server
>Looking through server logs I noticed that for each link Xenu issues both
>HEAD and GET commands.
>I wonder why. All the information that is needed (file size, last modified
>date, MIME type, server version) is available in HTTP headers so issuing
>HEAD command should be enough.
the retry, Xenu would send a GET.