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From:
Edward Moon
Date:
October 8, 2001 14:04
Subject:
Re: Error 404 but file exists
Message ID:
Pine.LNX.4.33.0110081356310.11365-100000@gate.mooned.org
I recall a message about this problem on <http://perlmonks.org>.

Basically, the Netscape webserver is broken with regards to HEAD. It sends
some sort of 50x (internal server error) response to HEAD requests.


On Mon, 8 Oct 2001, regis rampnoux wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Something strange for me:
>
> %HEAD http://e.neilsen.home.att.net
> 404 Not found
> Connection: close
> Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2001 19:18:09 GMT
> Server: Netscape-Enterprise/3.6 SP2
> Content-Type: text/html
> Client-Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2001 19:18:09 GMT
> Client-Peer: 204.127.135.37:80
>
> But if I use a get it works!
>
> %HEAD -v
> This is lwp-request version 1.39 (libwww-perl-5.53)
>
> Why?
> (I use a small perl script but the result is the same of course...)
> Thanks
>
>
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