[Web-SIG] WSGI and Content-Type
ianb at colorstudy.com
Thu Dec 29 17:27:14 CET 2005
Clark C. Evans wrote:
> I'm puzzled why CONTENT_TYPE/CONTENT_LENGTH is listed as an ``environ``
> CGI variable when it seems the corresponding corresponding
> HTTP_CONTENT_TYPE/HTTP_CONTENT_LENGTH would work. Is there a reason for
> this redundancy? Which one should I use? If they differ, which one is
Probably HTTP_CONTENT_TYPE and HTTP_CONTENT_LENGTH shouldn't be in
there, and they should be ignored if they are in there. CGI translates
all headers by adding HTTP_, except for these two particular headers.
WSGI is just following CGI on this one.
Ian Bicking / ianb at colorstudy.com / http://blog.ianbicking.org
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