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>>>>> If you don't mind the extra connection, you can simply send
>>>>> a HEAD request before the GET request. That will give you
>>>>> the headers independently.
>>>> Oh, why the inconsistency (I'll check upon the reason tomorrow, but
>>>> you got me curious) ?
>>> It's not an inconsistency. The HEAD method returns *just*
>>> the headers. :)
>> Sorry, I meant why would HEAD give me headers independently while GET
>> would concatenate them (note: I can't check upon the sources right now
>> so I might misunderstand this)
> HEAD also conctenates. We were talking about a different
> issue. The issue of having access to "content-length" before
> downloading, right? There can't be more than one
> "content-length" per response header...

I did misunderstand the issue then. Apologies for interfering :)