Re: CRLF vs LF was: Re: holding connections open...

Henrik Frystyk Nielsen (
Sun, 18 Sep 1994 19:27:59 +0200

> Am I imagining things are do we have some inconsistency about how
> servers terminate their header lines? Out of the side of my eye last
> week I think I perceived two major servers (NCSA and CERN) having
> different opinions whether to terminate a header line with a simple LF
> or a CRLF pair.

As far as I can see, the header lines must comply to the MIME spec and
hence contain a <CRLF> as a line break. This is also what the CERN
server does.

-- cheers --

Henrik Frystyk