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Re: Spiffy relies on content-length (was Re: [Chicken-users] Spiffy reli

From: Peter Bex
Subject: Re: Spiffy relies on content-length (was Re: [Chicken-users] Spiffy relies on removed proc.)
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2008 23:06:33 +0100
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On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 02:56:11PM -0700, Robin Lee Powell wrote:
> With define-http-resource, *Spiffy* defines the headers, and it
> never asks the body.  In fact, the headers are sent before the body
> is run.

That's not entirely correct.  Spiffy parameterizes the headers.  You
can override them in the body.

However, I *do* think that Spiffy should do the Right Thing and send
the Content-Length header.  I'm trying to come up with a test case
so I can have something to ensure this will not happen in the future.

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