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Re: HTTP 1.1 issue 09: 8.1.2.1 Negotiation (ROSS09)

From: Jim Gettys <jg@pa.dec.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 1998 13:12:00 -0800
Message-Id: <9811162112.AA07938@pachyderm.pa.dec.com>
To: Ross Patterson <RossP@SS1.Reston.VMD.Sterling.Com>
Cc: http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com


> In section 8.1.2.1 "Negotiation", the statement                              
>  "An HTTP/1.1 client MAY expect a connection to remain open, but           
>   would decide to keep it open based on whether the response from a         
>   server contains a Connection header with the connection-token             
>   close."                                                                   
> does not state a requirement, the "MAY" should probably be "may".            
 
I don't think I agree: we want the usual 1.1 client to use persistent
connections, though it is not mandantory.
			- Jim
Received on Monday, 16 November 1998 21:12:06 EST

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