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Re: How to express no matching results in HTTP SEARH method?

From: Austin Wright <aaa@bzfx.net>
Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2020 18:53:49 -0700
Cc: Sawood Alam <ibnesayeed@gmail.com>, ietf-http-wg <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <45AA503F-CAF2-4A47-AB6C-AA09D2FEEA37@bzfx.net>
To: Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org>


> On Nov 4, 2020, at 15:30, Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> wrote:
> 
> On 2020-11-04, at 21:49, Austin Wright <aaa@bzfx.net> wrote:
>> 
>> A 204 is identical to sending a 200 response with Content-Length: 0
> 
> ?
> 
> https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7231#section-6.3.5
> 
> And it’s not like the spec is confabulating here:
> 
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTTP/Status/204
> 
> Grüße, Carsten
> 


What’s the question, exactly? 

Maybe I’m being unclear. In responses without a Content-Length or Transfer-Encoding header, normally the response message only ends when the TCP connection is terminated. The exception is a 204; the next response begins immediately when the headers end.

Cheers,

Austin.
Received on Thursday, 5 November 2020 01:54:05 UTC

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