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Re: chunk-extensions

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013 16:21:40 +1000
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <64A45F26-AB89-4FC5-8785-F93A4D871275@mnot.net>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Sounds like a plan.

On 15/09/2013, at 4:21 PM, Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 04:01:01PM +1000, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> Document that they may not be persisted beyond a, because chunking (and therefore extensions) don't have any semantic in the message itself. Furthermore, that they're not available in most implementations.
> Probably it would be easier to remind that just like chunks themselves,
> they're connection-specific, since any intermediary is allowed to
> rechunk differently. It is also obvious that a compressing gateway
> will rechunk for example.
> But I agree with Roy that it would be too bad to get rid of something
> that most implementations can already parse (even if they don't use
> them) and will continue to parse whatever we write in the spec,
> especially if there is some potential for using them in the future.
> Willy

Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
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