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Re: RST_STREAM(OK) after an HTTP response

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:29:18 +0100
Cc: Mike Bishop <Michael.Bishop@microsoft.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <65197664-95E8-4678-AF37-1BB72D377EC8@mnot.net>
To: Jeff Pinner <jpinner@twitter.com>
Iíve heard at least one other person bring up this scenario recently (forget who), FWIW. We should clarify, I think.

On 24 Sep 2014, at 5:11 pm, Jeff Pinner <jpinner@twitter.com> wrote:

>> While I understand the scenario, it seems more appropriate for the client to send the RST_STREAM(OK) if it decides to abort sending the rest of the body.
> I think that should be valid as well. Basically I think either should
> be able to tear down the stream via RST_STREAM(OK) without the other
> considering it an error, and that the text should be clarified to make
> it explicit.

Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 17:29:47 UTC

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