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Re: [google-gears-eng] Re: Deploying new expectation-extensions

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Sun, 06 Apr 2008 01:21:36 +0200
To: Charles Fry <fry@google.com>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Brian McBarron <bpm@google.com>, google-gears-eng@googlegroups.com, Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1207437696.11881.69.camel@HenrikLaptop>

lör 2008-04-05 klockan 10:37 -0400 skrev Charles Fry:

> If you are correct, then that implies (as I understand it) that Expect
> is the wrong mechanism for 100 continues, as the only requirement is
> an end-to-end request and interim response, with no hop-by-hop
> requirements. I am just trying to fully understand why an Expect would
> be necessary for some 1xx responses and not others.

It's correct as there is situations where it's known 100 Continue won't
come (next-hop HTTP/1.0).

For what it's worth it could have been spelled "Expect: HTTP/1.1". with
the same effect.

Regards
Henrik
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