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mistake in section 8.1.2 of RFC2616?

From: Pierre Phaneuf <pphaneuf@nit.ca>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 10:45:48 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <3EAFE297.7080409@nit.ca>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org

(I'm not on the mailing list, please Cc me!)

In section 8.1.2, you can read the following:

> Once a close has been signaled, the client MUST NOT send any more
> requests on that connection.

Is it just me, or that "MUST NOT" would forbid pipelining? A pipelining 
client MAY send more requests, but they will be ignored by the server 
and it should be prepared to that possibility (section mentions 
that a client MUST be prepared to the server closing the connection 
before it handled them all).


Pierre Phaneuf
Mad Scientist, NITI R&D
Received on Wednesday, 30 April 2003 12:28:25 UTC

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