Re: HTTP/2 response completed before its request

On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 11:56 AM, Martin Thomson <>

> On 1 July 2014 11:54, Patrick McManus <> wrote:
> > are you suggesting that as required or reasonable client behavior?
> Just reasonable.  It's perfectly OK to complete the request, however
> long that takes.
> > The only firm bug there seems to be the server not sending updates.
> Definitely.  But who gets the blame for the stall?

The server. Even if it doesn't actually use the request data, it needs to
send to /dev/null and send WINDOW_UPDATEs, until it gets to the point that
it can send the full response and send a RST_STREAM. I assert this to be
generally true for HTTP semantics, regardless of HTTP/1.X or HTTP/2 on the

Received on Tuesday, 1 July 2014 19:04:09 UTC