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Re: 1xx Clarification

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@kiwi.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 1997 18:45:54 -0700
To: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9704131846.aa17989@paris.ics.uci.edu>
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/3026
>Section 8.2 of RFC 2068 has the following requirement:
>o  An HTTP/1.1 (or later) client MUST be prepared to accept a 100
>   (Continue) status followed by a regular response.
>I have gone around asking people if the following behavior is legal:
>User Establishes Connection
>Server sends first 1xx Response
>User sends GET

Just a clarification: this would be assuming that the server knows
that the client supports HTTP/1.1 before it makes the first request
(as would be the case for some non-typical-web services, which is what
I think Yaron is envisioning).

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