[Web-SIG] PEP 444 (aka Web3)

Chris McDonough chrism at plope.com
Mon Sep 20 04:58:32 CEST 2010

On Sun, 2010-09-19 at 21:52 -0400, Chris McDonough wrote:

> I'm -0 on the server trying to guess the Content-Length header.  It just
> doesn't seem like much of a burden to place on an application and it's
> easier to specify that an application must do this than it is to specify
> how a server should behave in the face of a missing Content-Length.  I
> also believe Graham has argued against making the server guess, I
> presume this causes him some pain somehow (probably underspecification
> in WSGI).

Graham's issues with requiring the server to set Content-Length are
detailed here:


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