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Re: HTTP/1.0 persistent connections

From: Dave Kristol <dmk@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 96 16:49:32 EDT
Message-Id: <9610242049.AA29455@aleatory>
To: tromey@cygnus.com
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Tom Tromey <tromey@creche.cygnus.com> wrote:
  > Section 19.7.1 of the draft says:
  > 
  > When it connects to an origin server, an HTTP client MAY send the Keep-
  > Alive connection-token in addition to the Persist connection-token:
  > 
  >        Connection: Keep-Alive
  > 
  > What is the "Persist connection-token"?  I couldn't find another
  > reference to it anywhere.  Is there another document describing
  > 1.0-style keepalives?

That sentence is vestigial, lingering from the time before we made
persistent connections the default.  The example used to read:
	Connection: Keep-Alive,Persist

So the wording in the draft should be corrected to:

When it connects to an origin server, an HTTP client MAY send the Keep-
Alive connection-token:

       Connection: Keep-Alive

Dave Kristol
Received on Thursday, 24 October 1996 14:07:48 EDT

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