No HTTP version in request

Igor Sysoev igor at
Wed Mar 20 05:04:20 UTC 2013

On Mar 20, 2013, at 5:47 , Matthieu Tourne wrote:

> I just found an interesting behavior in Nginx while looking at a reqeust that was causing an error in my code.
> For a request with no HTTP/xx version, Nginx will return no HTTP response headers.
> From what I gathered, this is just Nginx defaulting to HTTP/0.9, where no headers are expected. And actually doing the right thing here.
> But shouldn't $server_protocol default to HTTP/0.9 in that case, instead of being an empty string ?

Yes, absence of protocol version is so called HTTP/0.9 but this is adhoc name, so I think empty string
is correct value, since there is no protocol version at all.

Igor Sysoev

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