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Re: XHR2 proposal: support for informational responses

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 16:21:07 +0100
Message-ID: <4C8A4CE3.6080802@webr3.org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Julian Reschke wrote:
> Hi,
> it might be cool (and not too complicated) to (optionally) expose 1xx 
> responses to the caller (see 
> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc2616.html#status.1xx>).
> This could be done through an opt-in, such as specifying a callback 
> function to be called asynchronously when the messages come in 
> (returning status line and headers).
> I know, I know: few use cases. But that's of course because HTTP stacks 
> currently do not provide support for it.
> See <http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-decroy-http-progress-04> for an 
> older proposal, which, as far as I recall, got experimental support in 
> Chromium.

Sounds like a good idea, + is this not needed to allow servers to tell 
clients to Upgrade to HTTP+TLS or WebSockets?


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