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Re: NEW ISSUE: Transfer-Encoding in 1.0 messages

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2007 13:47:27 +0100
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <dfidk39d67pde29bla8b3eedmghge13npc@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
>On fre, 2007-11-23 at 13:01 +0100, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>> Could you say where the specification makes this quite clear? As I said,
>> I could not find a section that discusses this; both behaviors seem
>> quite reasonable to me, and that you find both in up to date implemen-
>> tations seems to indicate that this is not as clear as you say it is.
>4.4 Message Length

That is not clear enough for me then. If that is the intended meaning,
we could simply add "This applies to HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/1.0 messages.",
and perhaps note "Existing implementations vary in how they handle the
Transfer-Encoding header in HTTP/1.0 messages" where apperopriate.
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