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HTTP/1.1 support

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Lionel Cons
March 15, 2001 01:56
HTTP/1.1 support
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Hi there!

I would need partial HTTP/1.1 support in order to have "keep alive"
connections for a web proxy. It seems that libwww-perl 5 is almost up
to the task because Bob McElrath's FilterProxy version 0.29 claims to
work like that (see
Looking at his code, there are many things that really should be part
of libwww-perl like the hack whith client protocol guessing or the
	${*$client}{'httpd_nomore'} = 0;

Now, for my needs, should I switch to libwww-perl 6 alpha or stay with
libwww-perl 5? Who is working on HTTP/1.1 support in libwww-perl 5
(the TODO file has "HTTP/1.1 support is on its way")? How can I help?

Lionel Cons
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	When in charge, ponder.
	When in trouble, delegate.
	When in doubt, mumble.

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