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Re: mid-course errors

From: Gregory J. Woodhouse <gjw@wnetc.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 1997 09:45:36 -0700 (PDT)
To: Bob Denny <rdenny@dc3.com>
Cc: Dave Kristol <dmk@research.bell-labs.com>, http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.BSF.3.96.970414094214.5665A-100000@shell3.ba.best.com>
If CGI outgput is spooled, doesn't that defeat the purpose of chunked
encoding for CGI output?

I share your concern about errors that occur after the 200 response. I
can't think of any way to signal a problem except to close the connection
before the final chunk length of 0 is transmitted. This would work, of
course, but it would be nice if the server could give some indication of
the nature of the problem.

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Received on Monday, 14 April 1997 09:50:44 EDT

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