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Re: Deploying new expectation-extensions

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Sun, 06 Apr 2008 01:06:01 +0200
To: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, google-gears-eng@googlegroups.com
Message-Id: <1207436761.11881.57.camel@HenrikLaptop>

fre 2008-04-04 klockan 01:54 +0100 skrev Jamie Lokier:
> My reading of "Expect: 100-continue" is that the proxies _themselves_
> can return "100 Continue" responses (as well as eating the one
> produced by the next hop, if any.

My reading is that proxies can not inject 100 Continue, only forward
them or eat them..

An 100 Continue is a guarantee that the client can continue sending the
request entity. 

See "Use of the 100 (Continue) Status" for a quite in-depth discussion
about the purpose and use of 100 Continue.

Regards
Henrik
Received on Saturday, 5 April 2008 23:07:55 GMT

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