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Re: pipelined client/server behaviour

From: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2007 07:11:15 +1200
Message-ID: <46115553.5050102@qbik.com>
To: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
CC: Adrian Chadd <adrian@creative.net.au>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org



Jamie Lokier wrote:
> Streaming media (and streaming Javascript!) origin servers can signal
> that already with "Connection: close".  The client is informed immediately
> that it must resend later requests on another connection, and that
> it's safe to repeat them because they won't be processed on this
> connection.
>
>   
some proxies in their desire to keep persistent connections with clients 
open as long as possible will convert a length-unspecified response with 
Connection: close into chunked data with Proxy-Connection: keep-alive.

so you can't rely on that getting back to the client.

Adrien
Received on Monday, 2 April 2007 19:13:20 GMT

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