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#318, was: Closing the connection

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 09:46:55 +0200
Message-ID: <4EA6696F.4070408@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2011-10-25 02:11, Mark Nottingham wrote:
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> On 25/10/2011, at 12:34 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
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>> Hi,
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>> in<http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-messaging-16.html#rfc.section.7.1.4.p.5>  we say:
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>> "Servers SHOULD NOT close a connection in the middle of transmitting a response, unless a network or client failure is suspected."
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>> Really? As far as I recall, it's the only way for a server to signal the presence of a problem once it has started to send the response body.
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> Perhaps change to:
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> "... unless a network or client failure is suspected, or a problem in generating the response necessitates abandoning it. See [ref to p6] for details of how caches will treat incomplete responses."

+1

Now tracked as <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/318>.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 25 October 2011 07:47:45 GMT

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