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Re: CONNECT command with message body

From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 05:17:40 +0100
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20090518041740.GB32609@shareable.org>
Adrien de Croy wrote:
> If no Content-Length field is present, and no Transfer-Encoding 
> specified, then presumably for any request there will be no entity, 
> since the client would need to disconnect to signal the end of the 
> entity body.

Disconnecting to signal the end of the body is only allowed for
responses.  For requests, it would need to be a TCP half-close and
that is not mentioned at all in HTTP, and probably not supported by
most/all servers.

-- Jamie
Received on Monday, 18 May 2009 04:18:16 UTC

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