MSIE's take on If-Modified-Since

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Sat Dec 31 23:59:35 UTC 2005

Whoa, crazy.  I didn't know you could do that?

Do you want me to fix it, or did you already?

On Sat, 31 Dec 2005, Adam Fritzler wrote:

> IE supplies a length parameter to the If-Modified-Since header, causing
> perlbal to incorrectly return the full content.  Like so:
>   If-Modified-Since: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 19:03:59 GMT; length=1406
> Perlbal compares the header value directly against a date string and
> great waves of excessive transfer ensue.
> asf.

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