Re: HTTP/2 response completed before its request

In message <>, Jeff Pinner writes:

>The client can't send END_STREAM to close the response early since
>that would not differentiate an incomplete payload body from a
>complete one. It would need to send RST to indicate early termination
>of the payload.

Given that the server already said "Screw the payload", I can't see
what difference that could possibly make to anybody, but if RST
makes you more happy, then send RST...

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Received on Tuesday, 1 July 2014 20:32:21 UTC