W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg-old@w3.org > May to August 1998

RE: Multiple or unsolicited responses are forbidden

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Jun 1998 12:14:13 PDT
To: "J.P. Martin-Flatin" <martin-flatin@epfl.ch>
Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <000501bd97c8$9e3d1ae0$aa66010d@copper.parc.xerox.com>
> I was wondering whether persistent HTTP/1.1 connections could be used as 
> bi-directional sockets, where both the client and the server can send data 
> asynchronously to the other side.

There are so MANY things that you COULD do that aren't spelled
out as explicitly prohibited, although they are not clearly
part of the protocol. Why don't we just add a general "everything
that is not explicitly allowed is prohibited" and be done with it?
Received on Sunday, 14 June 1998 12:18:13 EDT

This archive was generated by hypermail pre-2.1.9 : Wednesday, 24 September 2003 06:33:18 EDT