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Re: NEW ISSUE(S): Retrying Requests

From: Robert Siemer <Robert.Siemer-httpwg@backsla.sh>
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 20:47:17 +0100
To: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Cc: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>, 'HTTP Working Group' <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080306194717.GH1599@polar.elf12.net>

On Thu, Mar 06, 2008 at 12:33:45AM +0000, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> I'm still puzzled as to when a client should reuse a persistent
> connection for requests that (it knows) shouldn't be retried.
> Since all servers close a persistent connection an unspecified time
> after the first request, and that's perfectly healthy (all servers
> must do it), ...

Why must all servers do that?

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