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Re: IPP> Chunked POST

From: Kyle Dent <kdent@seaglass.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 1999 08:51:17 -0700
Message-ID: <37BC27F5.1B0AE31D@seaglass.com>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@kiwi.ics.uci.edu>
CC: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>, kugler@us.ibm.com, "Yaron Goland (Exchange)" <yarong@exchange.microsoft.com>, http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com
"Roy T. Fielding" wrote:
> 
> >We might make replying '411 and connection close' to a chunked encoding
> >'conditionally compliant' rather than 'compliant' because otherwise,
> >as has been pointed out, there are inteorperability problems.
> 
> There is no interoperability problem here.  The server response is
> understandable by the client.  Any server has the right to deny
> service rather than buffer an unknown amount of data.  No change is
> needed to the spec.
> 
> ....Roy

Quite right. Also, the fact that an implementation or product is 
compliant does not automatically mean that it is a good or 
even a fully featured implementation. 

Kyle Dent
<kdent@seaglass.com>
http://www.seaglass.com
Received on Thursday, 19 August 1999 13:56:03 EDT

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