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Re: update: http progress notification

From: Henrik Nordström <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 16:37:22 +0200
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1274971042.6725.2.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
fre 2010-05-28 klockan 00:18 +1200 skrev Adrien de Croy:

> a) dropping a requirement to suppress these 1xx responses for HTTP/1.0 
> clients

That's part of the HTTP specification. Only need to be repeated here in
text regarding to negotiation support the new response code.

> b) not worrying about semantics of entity headers transported back in a 
> 1xx response.

Not sure we need to worry about those, with the exception of
Content-Length.

> An alternative could be a Progress header in the request, which then 
> would normally be forwarded by proxies.  Then this progress mechanism 
> could work through an HTTP/1.1 proxy that didn't know about it as long 
> as it forwards 1xx responses.

Not sure if/how that makes a difference.

Regards
Henrik
Received on Thursday, 27 May 2010 14:38:01 GMT

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