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On 2/2/06, Mark Edgar <> wrote:

> Why would you expect your server's CGI implementation to recognize the
> request body as application/x-www-form-urlencoded data in the absense of
>   a content-type header which indicates this?  Why do you expect it to
> work without the content-type header?  Has it worked this way on another
> CGI implementation?  Do you have a browser which sends POST form data
> without including the proper content-type header?

RFC 2616 (7.2.1 ) says that a given implementation SHOULD send a
Content-Type whenever there is a body, and that only if there is not
you MAY try to guess what's there.

So you SHOULD not expect it  but it MAY work.


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