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RE: Completing the tables SRR MEP description.

From: Hutchison, Nigel <Nigel.Hutchison@softwareag.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 13:57:58 +0200
Message-ID: <DFF2AC9E3583D511A21F0008C7E621060279EB21@daemsg02.software-ag.de>
To: "'noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com'" <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
Cc: "'xml-dist-app@w3.org'" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
I can't say how rare having a large POST overlapping with a large response
is or how buggy stacks are - but the HTTP interface to Tamino exploits this
and Internet Explorer supports this without problems. This involves Apache
and IIS as web servers. So this behaviour is not mythical


Nigel W.O Hutchison
Chief Scientist, W3C AC Representative
Software AG
Uhlandstr 12,  D-64297 Darmstadt, Germany
Tel +49 6151 92 1207



> -----Original Message-----
> From: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com [mailto:noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com]
> Sent: Monday, April 15, 2002 4:18 PM
> To: Williams, Stuart
> Cc: Williams, Stuart; 'xml-dist-app@w3.org'
> Subject: RE: Completing the tables SRR MEP description.
> 
> 
> 
> I strongly feel that the default binding should not put such a tricky 
> burden on the clients.  Even though HTTP in prinicple always 
> allows it, in 
> practice it's rare to have a large POST overlapped with a 
> large response. 
> I bet that many stacks are buggy in this area or don't even 
> try. 
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 16 April 2002 07:58:11 GMT

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