Re: Question about H2 and chunked encoding

In message <em2111378b-a496-4a03-bf5c-81cd1290ad9d@bodybag>, "Adrien de Croy" w

>I've still never seen a chunk trailer yet, are they even in the wild?
>Always seemed like a very bad idea to me, you can't make decisions on 
>headers for policy if the header arrives at the very end.

The PostScript got this right back in 1980'es:  You had to make
a placeholder header that said "will be at the end".

If we ever want trailers to work, we need to do something similar.

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Received on Friday, 4 August 2017 05:19:29 UTC