Re: HTTP/2 response completed before its request

In message <>, Johnny Graettinger writes

>> Because it wants the client to accept the 3xx, 4xx or 5xx response as
>> valid rather than discard it ?
>Ah. The client received a full and complete response from the server. In
>the face of a RST_STREAM / NO_ERROR, there's no reason for it to discard it.

I think that's just making semantics more complicated than they need
to be.

Let END_STREAM mark orderly mutually understood closes, and keep RST
for when things actually go wrong in some bad way.

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Received on Tuesday, 1 July 2014 20:21:57 UTC