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Re: PERSIST: propose to make default

From: Paul Hoffman <paulh@imc.org>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 1996 18:21:14 -0700
Message-Id: <v03006602ad9c9a84d2af@[165.227.113.247]>
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Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
At 5:30 PM  -0700 4/18/96, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>> I'd probably prefer text over "1", whether it was "Connection: close" or
>> "Connection: no-keepalive" or whatever.
>
>I suppose that "close" is okay -- it just needs to be short and not likely
>to conflict with an an end-to-end header field.

I would also like to voice a vote for "close" instead of "1". "1" might be
misread as "l" by a lame programmer, and they might also try to do "2" or
something like that. Let's reduce the chance that someone will be lame on a
MUST feature.
Received on Thursday, 18 April 1996 18:24:00 EDT

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