Tag: netscape

  • Why is Apache sending a “X-Pad” header?

    Apache sometimes sends an HTTP header “X-Pad: avoid browser bug” for reasons that aren’t entirely clear. There isn’t a lot of searchable information about this header, so my coworker Matt dug into the source code and found out what’s going on. The header was added to deal with a bug Netscape versions 2 through 4.0b2. […]