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Re: draft-ietf-httpbis-jfv: what's next

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:01:15 +0000
To: Matt Menke <mmenke@google.com>
cc: HTTP working group mailing list <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <48364.1476738075@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CAEK7mvr_RWR6RbeXE47Ap4Vh21anu5mHTqaxbwtTmA1ZLQ1dmQ@mail.gmail.com>
, Matt Menke writes:

>> It's not clear to me what you consider a "hard failure" here ?
>> In my world this would be 400 like semantics, which I would consider
>> a "hard failure" ?
>If we treat it more like a network error, we'll show a
>browser-generated error page, we don't set cookies, and ignore the response
>body entirely.

Just to make sure I understand, if you received a HTTP/1 response
of "ABCD GOAWAY\r\n\r\n" would that be a "network error" in your
terminology ?

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