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Re: i15: How to tell if a client does not support persistent connections

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 15:16:23 +0100
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1197555383.13038.12.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
On ons, 2007-12-12 at 18:48 -0800, Lisa Dusseault wrote:
> Issue i15 is closed, and the resolution suggests new text, in part:
> 
> 	"An HTTP/1.1 client that does not support persistent connections  
> MUST include the "close" connection option in every request message. "

From what I understand it's a MUST to align the rules with server side.

But it's true that it doesn't need to be a MUST on the client side. A
SHOULD is quite sufficient.

Regards
Henrik

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