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Re^4: Should LWP warn about wrong Content-Length? (it does)

by vsespb (Hermit)
on May 30, 2013 at 09:06 UTC ( #1036010=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Should LWP warn about wrong Content-Length? (it does)
in thread Should LWP warn about wrong Content-Length?

warning seems like a clumsy way to communicate this
For request it's probably OK. Because wrong Content-Length in request is must be programmer mistake. But wrong Content-Length in response is something programmer cannot control.

For response there are existing ways to report problem, like: HTTP 500 with 'Client-Warning'=> 'Internal response' header. Or 'X-Died' header (without changing http response code, i.e. it can be 200 OK)

which version do you have
perl -MLWP -e 'print LWP->VERSION' 6.05


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