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Re: usability of 100-continue, was: HTTP2 Expression of Interest : Squid

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 14:58:04 +0200
To: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Cc: Osama Mazahir <OSAMAM@microsoft.com>, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Gabriel Montenegro <Gabriel.Montenegro@microsoft.com>, Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120720125804.GD23756@1wt.eu>
On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 10:44:16PM +1200, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> Part 1 section 3.3.3 point #5.  In all of those cases content-length 
> amount of bytes MUST be sent or the connection aborted.

OK, too much noise from me then, sorry.

> 417 is a final response to that initial request. Therefore the server 
> drains the content-length body and connection re-use can begin. Client 
> is responsible for aborting the connection or padding with disposable 
> garbage bytes.  At no point can the client send content-length then 
> re-use the connection earlier.

That's fine then.

Thanks for the pointer,
Received on Friday, 20 July 2012 12:58:52 UTC

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