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Issues Beyond HTTP/1.1 ???

From: Shel Kaphan <sjk@amazon.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 1996 23:06:26 -0800
Message-Id: <199603230706.XAA23850@bert.amazon.com>
To: Alex Lopez-Ortiz <alopez-o@barrow.uwaterloo.ca>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Alex Lopez-Ortiz writes:
 > Issue 1:
 > When a user stops a transmission, the CGI's generated do not get 
 > killed. Am I correct to say that this is so because the HTTP protocol
 > does not contemplate an "transmission interrupted" signal?
 > Is there any knoen solution known to this problem that does not
 > involve changes to the protocol?

Your CGI program ought to get a SIGPIPE signal when the server
instance goes away, which will happen when the TCP connection goes away.
Received on Friday, 22 March 1996 23:13:56 EST

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