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Re: HTTP/1.2 stuff: try it out!

From: Eric W. Sink <eric@rafiki.spyglass.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 1995 12:05:38 -0500
Message-Id: <9508211705.AA14822@rafiki.spyglass.com>
To: Dave Kristol <dmk@allegra.att.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com

>Right.  My variant remains:  if it's CGI output and client says protocol
>is HTTP/1.2, I'll chunk the output (Transfer-Encoding: chunked).


>Okay.  But there's a potential problem here.  If the server sends the
>response header, then encounters some kind of problem, it may be forced
>to close the connection, thus "lying".

I forgot to mention:

Either client or server can close the connection when necessary, with the
other side being required to cope.

Eric W. Sink
Senior Software Engineer, Spyglass
All opinions expressed here are my own.
Received on Monday, 21 August 1995 10:08:22 UTC

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