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Re: trailers and pseudo-headers

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 09:43:49 +0200
Message-ID: <53B3B835.80807@gmx.de>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2014-07-02 09:35, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <53B3AD3A.8020307@gmx.de>, Julian Reschke writes:
>
>> The reason I ask is that people might start putting ":status" into a
>> trailer and expect that to have an effect (it would be nice to have that
>> feature, but it wouldn't map to 1.1...).
>
> It would also be pretty pointless:  It would just shift the buffering
> responsibility from the server to the client.

What I meant is: an *additional* :status (such as in first claiming 
everything is ok -- 200, then start streaming and failing, and then send 
a 500 in the trailers).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 2 July 2014 07:44:23 UTC

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