Re: HTTP/2 response completed before its request

In message <>, =?UTF-8?B?V2lsbGlhbSBDaGF
uICjpmYjmmbrmmIwp?= writes:

>I'm with Johnny here. A HTTP/2 stream roughly mirrors a TCP connection.
>I think conflating HTTP message semantics with the transport is a mistake.
>If the server really wants the other end to go away, why doesn't it just
>kill the connection with a RST_STREAM?

Because it wants the client to accept the 3xx, 4xx or 5xx response as
valid rather than discard it ?

>Moreover, the suggestion that the client should terminate sending the
>request with an END_STREAM flag sounds wrong. Isn't that actually modifying
>the HTTP request? I would think that you'd want the client to end the
>request with a RST_STREAM.

Again:  The server send a reply, the client accepted it, RST'ing the
stream seems wrong to me in that case.

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Received on Tuesday, 1 July 2014 20:11:21 UTC