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Re: #300: Define non-final responses

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2011 14:09:11 -0700
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7D5E6715-1377-45EC-A00E-F3FB6D392AAC@gbiv.com>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
On Jul 16, 2011, at 11:32 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> In message <6D4B566E-F7D6-4539-AEDC-E38BA3BB94CF@mnot.net>, Mark Nottingham wri
> tes:
>> <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/300>
>> 
>> 1xx responses are non-final; i.e., the underlying model is that for each =
>> request, there are 0 to many non-final responses, and exactly one final =
>> response.
> 
> But with the footnote that 101 is final as far as HTTP goes,

As mentioned before, that statement is false.  101 is never the final
response to the request.  Whether or not a later response is in the same
syntax of HTTP is irrelevant to the semantics being described here.

....Roy
Received on Sunday, 17 July 2011 21:09:36 GMT

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