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Sitcky headers and pipelining (was: Sticky header draft -- as an attachment)

From: Paul Leach <paulle@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Aug 1996 14:09:07 -0700
Message-Id: <c=US%a=_%p=msft%l=RED-77-MSG-960805210907Z-33859@tide19.microsoft.com>
To: 'Jeffrey Mogul' <mogul@pa.dec.com>, "'David W. Morris'" <dwm@shell.portal.com>
Cc: "'http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com'" <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>

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>From: 	David W. Morris[SMTP:dwm@shell.portal.com]
>Subject: 	Re: Sticky header 
>
>On Mon, 5 Aug 1996, Jeffrey Mogul wrote:
>
>> I think this leads to an ambiguous situation when the client is
>> pipelining requests.  We identified this ambiguity at the meeting
>> we had in January of the persistent-connections subgroup.
>
>I think the ambiguity is also resolved if we change HTTP/1.1 to not
>allow pipelining UNTIL the first server response is received accepting
>the persistent connection and hence pipelining.

I thought that this was already the rule. Did it get lost when we made
persistence the default?

> That response will
>either include the server acceptance of the STICKY more or it won't.
>But there will be no ambiguity for the server to interpret.
>
>Dave Morris
>
>
Received on Monday, 5 August 1996 14:12:56 EDT

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