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Re: XHR2 proposal: support for informational responses

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 16:23:27 +0100
Message-ID: <4C8A4D6F.4000104@webr3.org>
CC: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Nathan wrote:
> Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> it might be cool (and not too complicated) to (optionally) expose 1xx 
>> responses to the caller (see 
>> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc2616.html#status.1xx>).
>>
>> This could be done through an opt-in, such as specifying a callback 
>> function to be called asynchronously when the messages come in 
>> (returning status line and headers).
>>
>> I know, I know: few use cases. But that's of course because HTTP 
>> stacks currently do not provide support for it.
>>
>> See <http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-decroy-http-progress-04> for an 
>> older proposal, which, as far as I recall, got experimental support in 
>> Chromium.
> 
> Sounds like a good idea, + is this not needed to allow servers to tell 
> clients to Upgrade to HTTP+TLS or WebSockets?

or maybe I'm confusing with 426 - apologies
Received on Friday, 10 September 2010 15:24:40 GMT

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