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net/http: allow server handlers to omit Content-Type #8992

bradfitz opened this issue Oct 24, 2014 · 1 comment


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commented Oct 24, 2014

Complaint for proxy authors: there's no way for a Go HTTP Handler to return an HTTP
response without a Content-Type response header set.

We always auto-sniff one if missing.

And if blank, we send "Content-Type: \r\n" in the response, instead of
omitting the header. We should probably omit it in that case, like we do for the Date

@bradfitz bradfitz modified the milestone: Go1.5 Dec 16, 2014

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commented Apr 28, 2015

CL mentions this issue.

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