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Re: NEW ISSUE: Monitoring Connections text

From: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 22:33:29 -0800 (PST)
cc: <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0711212232470.29793-100000@egate.xpasc.com>



On Thu, 22 Nov 2007, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:

> 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
Only if current recipients will not ignore the 'aborted' and consider the
entity complete.
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