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Re: i28 proposed replacement text

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Sat, 24 May 2008 01:13:29 +0200
To: Joe Orton <joe@manyfish.co.uk>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>, Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>, Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1211584409.30132.21.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
On fre, 2008-05-23 at 23:17 +0100, Joe Orton wrote:

> What delimits the end of the message in the gzip transfer-coding?

Chunked encoding, or if chunked is not used by closing the connection.

> as an example, presumably to illustrate that the gzip coding is 
> delimited by connection closure and not used with chunked?  So what 
> about use of the gzip transfer-coding in request messages?

As closing the connection is not an option available for delimiting
requests chunking MUST be used on requests with transfer encoding.

half-closed connections is not supported as delimiting method.


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