W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg@w3.org > January to March 2003

client closing connection

From: Diwakar Shetty <diwakar.shetty@oracle.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2003 18:01:45 +0530
Message-ID: <3E4255B1.9F1E0B17@oracle.com>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org


Suppose a client has requested for page.
The page is a big file

Before the whole response has come, client wants to indicate to server that it is no more interested in the data.

At the same time, I do not want the TCP connection to be closed.
Since I want to make use of Keep-Alive and keep the TCp connection alive

How can I do it ?

Can sending "Connection:close" do the job ?
But I guess it will tear down the "Keep-Alive" connection in HTTP/1.1
Am not sure about its behaviour in HTTP 1.0

Thanks
Diwakar
Received on Thursday, 6 February 2003 07:31:32 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Friday, 27 April 2012 06:49:22 GMT