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Re: NEW ISSUE: Monitoring Connections text

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 23:27:11 +0100
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1195684031.9028.57.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
On tor, 2007-11-22 at 10:16 +1300, Adrien de Croy wrote:
> 
> what sort of network error is being envisaged here?

none. an error status within http. I.e 404/401/407 etc.. we are talking
about "8.2.2 Monitoring Connections for Error Status Messages".

> In my experience, the only option upon discovery of a network error is 
> to close the connection, no chance to send a final chunk or anything.

yes.

> Also, IMO it's a really BAD idea to send a final chunk if you didn't 
> send the whole thing, because then if the other end receives it, it 
> can't tell that the transfer was aborted.

In this case the other end has already said the are not intresten in
what we are sending.

Regards
Henrik

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