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Re: Likely OT: "closing the connection"

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 23:46:58 +0200
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
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Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> Behaviour is somewhat unspecified if the client closes
> it's transmit channel while still waiting for a response,
> so don't do it.

Okay, and actually I forgot where this helped years ago...

> "Connection: close" is used by the client if it want to
> signal that there is no further requests to be expected
> on this connection. (or in case of HTTP/1.0 no 
> Connection: keep-alive header..)

...yes, I had this already.  Is the "unspecified HTTP/1.0
behaviour" something that should be mentioned in 2616bis ?

Thanks for info,

Received on Thursday, 15 May 2008 21:47:07 UTC

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