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Re: Getting to Consensus on 1xx Status Codes (#535)

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:55:56 +0000
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5760.1405601756@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <53C7C6C6.4030407@gmx.de>, Julian Reschke writes:
>On 2014-07-17 14:44, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

>The concrete proposal is to handle 1xx messages in HTTP/2 exactly the 
>same way as in HTTP/1.1. HTTP/2 will need code (and specification) to 
>deal with 1xx one way or another, and I believe my proposal has the 
>property of being both simple and consistent with 1.1.

And as I said:  I think that's a bad idea.

We can do 100 better, don't need 101 and we have no idea how any
future 1xx codes might or might not work anyway.

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