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Re: trailers and pseudo-headers

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:09:26 +0000
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
cc: Michael Sweet <msweet@apple.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <21751.1404302966@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <53B3F54D.6070009@gmx.de>, Julian Reschke writes:

>There are many cases where a server would say "200", and then start a 
>complicated process that might fail half-way. In HTTP/1.1, signalling an 
>error in this situation is hard (abort the chunked transfer or close the 
>connection). It would be good if HTTP/2 can do better here.

I thought that was what RST_STREAM was for ?

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