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Re: #300: Define non-final responses

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2011 12:08:01 +1100
Cc: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, Roy Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
WFM. 


On 04/11/2011, at 8:50 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 2011-10-26 01:52, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> 
>> On 25/10/2011, at 3:41 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> 
>>> On 2011-07-18 08:05, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>>>> I think we're hitting diminishing returns here, and possibly approaching the angels dancing on the pins.
>>>> 
>>>> If someone has a proposal for a text change that they think will represent consensus, great.
>>>> 
>>>> In the meantime, I don't see any pushback on the proposed resolution, as it affects p1.
>>>> ...
>>> 
>>> So what is the proposed resolution?
>> 
>> The original e-mail said:
>> 
>>> 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.
>>> 
>>> This should be made explicit at a high level; it's implied by the definition of 1xx, but never really spelled out anywhere.
>> 
>> 
>> ... so it needs some text, probably somewhere in or around p1 2.1 "Client/Server Messaging".
>> 
>> Do you want to take a stab at it, or would you like a textual proposal?
>> ...
> 
> Mark made a proposal in <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/300#comment:6>. I rephrased it minimally, and the new paragraph would then read:
> 
>   Note that 1xx responses (Section 7.1 of [Part2]) are not final;
>   therefore, a server can send zero or more 1xx responses, followed by
>   exactly one final response (with any other status code).
> 
> (see <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/attachment/ticket/300/300.diff>).
> 
> Feedback appreciated, Julian
> 

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