Clueless national monopoly providers
ignatios at cs.uni-bonn.de
Fri Oct 10 16:12:15 CEST 2014
On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 03:08:43PM +0100, Tim Chown wrote:
> On 10 Oct 2014, at 15:01, Phil Mayers <p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk> wrote:
> > On 10/10/14 14:50, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> >> % telnet -4 www.bt.com 80
> >> Trying 188.8.131.52...
> >> Connected to www.bt.com.
> >> Escape character is '^]'.
> >> GET /
> >> Connection closed by foreign host.
> >> Whatever load balancer that is, it needs an upgrade and understand g?ol HTTP 0.9 as well in addition to IPv6 ;-)
> > In fairness, I've run into a lot of actual, real-life webserver code (usually Java Servlet based cough Oracle cough) that requires, at minimum, a Host: and Accept: header. Annoying, but I guess...
> > However as another person points out, this fails with real, browser, HTTP requests. The "nc" was just a convenient way of showing it ;o)
> Indeed, from a v6 capable browser on a v6 network, I get /sadface This web page is not available.
Here, "The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading."
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