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Buffering in IE and Netscape

by bjelli (Pilgrim)
on May 17, 2001 at 12:40 UTC ( #81189=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: how to implement
in thread how to implement "tail -f" using CGI

The guilty party here is IE, not apache. I just compared IE6 to N4.76, both on win2000. IE won't display anything before it has read about 230 bytes. If you then reload the page, there's no buffering.

quick fix:

print "<!-- hey IE, display this page already -->\n" x 5;
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