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Re: XHR request state vs provisional responses

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 12:56:09 +0200
Message-ID: <4ABB5049.4080903@gmx.de>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Robin Berjon wrote:
> ...
>> I don't think exposing HTTP 1xx status codes has been discussed before.
> Actually I recall them being discussed (I think it was at the Rabat f2f) 
> and there being quick consensus that exposing them wasn't useful.
> ...

It's a chicken-and-egg problem. If clients aren't able to see them, 
there's little incentive to define useful 1xx headers (such as, as 
recently discussed, for progress reports on long-running requests).

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 24 September 2009 10:57:00 UTC

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