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Re: New Version Notification for draft-kazuho-early-hints-status-code-00.txt

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2016 08:33:47 +0100
To: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f4bb96dc-502f-0d98-4672-2ad394d61036@gmx.de>
On 2016-11-12 01:00, Alex Rousskov wrote:
> On 11/11/2016 12:49 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Q: maybe we should create a Wiki page, summarizing implementation status
>> and bug reports?
>
> FWIW, based on the results I had access to, most of the HTTP proxies
> using our HTTP compliance test suite mishandled 1xx messages one way or
> the other. Even today, after all the tests and bug fixes, there is an
> outstanding Squid bug where an unfortunate timing of 1xx and other
> events lead to a crash. 1xx is evidently tricky to get right.
>
> This data point is not meant to support or combat the "let the bad
> implementations surface/suffer" argument. I am just reporting that many,
> possibly most proxies mishandle 1xx messages.

Thanks for the feedback.

When you talk about "timing", does that apply to any 1xx, or just the 
100-continue dance?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Saturday, 12 November 2016 07:34:24 UTC

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