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Re: Draft for Resumable Uploads

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sat, 2 Apr 2022 12:30:45 +1100
Cc: Roy Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>, Marius Kleidl <marius@transloadit.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <DE1D9721-B2A3-4F0A-AA21-87C62311D7F2@mnot.net>
To: Guoye Zhang <guoye_zhang@apple.com>


> On 2 Apr 2022, at 6:30 am, Guoye Zhang <guoye_zhang@apple.com> wrote:
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> Unfortunately, we’ve determined that 1xx response is too unreliable for critical information. Many middleboxes drop it, and most client frameworks do not expose it. Therefore we only use it for feature detection and none of the critical functionalities depend on it.

That's something you should re-examine. When running over HTTPS and especially HTTP/2 (or /3), it's been found sufficiently reliable; e.g., see browsers' emerging deployments of 103 Early Hints.

Cheers,

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