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Re: NEW ISSUE: Monitoring Connections text

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2007 07:29:34 +0100
To: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1195712974.12304.1.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
On ons, 2007-11-21 at 18:32 -0800, David Morris wrote:

> Also, I thing the notion of a chunk length of -1 deserves further
> discusion. Seems to me that if a recipient understands the new value as
> abort, then the connection can continue to be used. If the recipient
> doesn't understand the signal, it should be treated as a serious error
> resulting in an abort of the request and connection. If I've not missed
> something, that leaves older recipients protected while allowing a useful
> tweak to the protocol.

Should be a chunk extension, not new length.. i.e. something like

0; aborted

Regards
Henrik

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