Re: Question about H2 and chunked encoding

On Fri, Aug 04, 2017 at 05:18:48AM +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
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> In message <em2111378b-a496-4a03-bf5c-81cd1290ad9d@bodybag>, "Adrien de Croy" w
> rites:
> >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.

Well, the Trailer header field does this by announcing which ones
you're expected to find there. It's not mandatory though.


Received on Friday, 4 August 2017 05:29:13 UTC