RE: Potentially serious error in unix se

Bob Denny (
Fri, 18 Nov 1994 00:53:57 +0100

>>Neither of these happen with the Windows Web server. It immediately
>>detects a closure by the client. No entry is made in the access log
>>unless the transaction completes, including successfully sending the
>>server's response (whatever that is) back to the client.
>I'm not sure that's a plus. If a NetScape user stops a transmission simply
>to abort graphics load, but stll has received my text, I'd consider that
>a 'completed' transaction for access log purposes....

Since the text and the graphics load are seen as separate transactions, your
scenario would result in the text delivery being successfully logged and the
graphics load would generate a "connection broken" message.

-- Bob