Possible bug in using 'recv-key' facility via a HTTP proxy

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Mon Apr 23 13:29:02 CEST 2001

On Sun, 22 Apr 2001, Florian Weimer wrote:

> completely, as the name implies.  However, there are only few
> protocols which actually use half-way closes, and it's certainly not
> mandatory for HTTP according to the standard.  AFAIK, most HTTP client

IIRC, I encountered some servers which really needed the shutdown to
process the request.

So, what should I do: remove the shutdown and risk that some
servers (or buggy proxies) don't work anymor, keep everything as it
is or add an option to not do the shutdown?


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