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Re: Likely OT: "closing the connection"

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Sat, 17 May 2008 00:01:13 +0200
To: Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1210975273.23840.2.camel@henriknordstrom.net>

On tor, 2008-05-15 at 23:46 +0200, Frank Ellermann wrote:
> > "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 ?

"Connection: close" is fine in both versions.

The HTTP/1.0 keep-alive model is fairly well documented, and not
relevant to HTTP/1.1 beyond the little that is already there making
HTTP/1.1 servers behave properly in response to HTTP/1.0 requests.

Received on Friday, 16 May 2008 22:02:02 UTC

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