Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#5201 defect closed duplicate (duplicate)

t.web.server.Request should delete Content-Type header when responding with http status code 304.

Reported by: Overmind Jiang Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: web Keywords: twisted.web Content-Type 304
Cc: jknight Branch:


Each response generated by the t.w.Server will by default have a Content-Type header of 'text/html' as stated in t.w.Request.process (twisted/web/

However, when the server is responding with a http status code of 304, the Content-Type header is not removed (twisted/web/ and thus each cached files will have a wrong mimetype.

A quick fix is to add those two lines after :218:

if self.responseHeaders.hasHeader('content-type'):

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by DefaultCC Plugin

Cc: jknight added

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by Jean-Paul Calderone

Branch: trunk
Milestone: Twisted-11.1
Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed

Duplicate of #4156

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