Re: Closing the connection

On 25/10/2011, at 12:34 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Hi,
> in <> we say:
> "Servers SHOULD NOT close a connection in the middle of transmitting a response, unless a network or client failure is suspected."
> Really? As far as I recall, it's the only way for a server to signal the presence of a problem once it has started to send the response body.

Perhaps change to:

"... unless a network or client failure is suspected, or a problem in generating the response necessitates abandoning it. See [ref to p6] for details of how caches will treat incomplete responses."

Mark Nottingham

Received on Tuesday, 25 October 2011 00:12:16 UTC