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Re: trailers and pseudo-headers

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:25:12 +0200
Message-ID: <53B3FA28.7000002@gmx.de>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
CC: Michael Sweet <msweet@apple.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2014-07-02 14:09, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> 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 ?

Well, yes, we can say "something went wrong", but that's all.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 2 July 2014 12:25:52 UTC

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