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Re: trailers and pseudo-headers

From: Alvaro Lopez Ortega <alvaro@gnu.org>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2014 12:05:47 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+-Pib_wKTD5T56OPr1w2SRkugiRgGRWDbwBPWjcRZugtcfv5g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Cc: "Eric J. Bowman" <eric@bisonsystems.net>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 11:56 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
wrote:

> In message <20140702034611.2dd18217cd132f02ab3bf24f@bisonsystems.net>,
> "Eric J. Bowman" writes:
> >"Poul-Henning Kamp" wrote:
> >>
> >> >Hm? That would imply buffering all responses before displaying them?
> >>
> >> Exactly...  :status must be final and definitive before the client
> >> can decide how to present or process the body.
> >
> >I'm not sure how to interpret your position here PHK, but this would be
> >a major step backwards for the Web.
>
> My position is that :status can *never* go into trailers (which I think
> should be unsupported btw.)
>

It does make good sense. Actually, I cannot think of a better approach that
wouldn't imply the whole response.

All the best,
Alvaro
Received on Wednesday, 2 July 2014 10:06:18 UTC

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