[Python-Dev] Remove HTTP 0.9 support

Fred Drake fdrake at acm.org
Thu Dec 16 17:20:04 CET 2010

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 10:52 AM, André Malo <nd at perlig.de> wrote:
> I'd vote for removing it from the client code and keeping it in the server.

If it must be maintained anywhere, it should be in the client,
according to the basic principle of "accept what you can, generate

Python.org's HTTP/0.9 responses appear to be in response to HTTP/0.9
requests only.  A request claiming to be HTTP 1.0, but without a Host:
header, gets a redirect to the same page.

I'm still in favor of removing HTTP 0.9 support entirely.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.    <fdrake at acm.org>
"A storm broke loose in my mind."  --Albert Einstein

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