Re: Issues Beyond HTTP/1.1 ??? writes:

>Issue 1:
>When a user stops a transmission, the CGI's generated do not get 
>killed. Am I correct to say that this is so because the HTTP protocol
>does not contemplate an "transmission interrupted" signal?
>Is there any knoen solution known to this problem that does not
>involve changes to the protocol?

I think its because httpd's usually buffer the whole object.  That is,
they don't write anything until the whole thing has been read.  I
suppose this is to provide an accurate Content-Length.

Duane W.

Received on Friday, 22 March 1996 11:36:15 UTC