Re: [XHR]

On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 11:19 PM, Gomer Thomas
<> wrote:

> According to IETF RFC 7230 all HTTP recipients “MUST be able to parse the
> chunked transfer coding”. The logical interpretation of this is that
> whenever possible HTTP recipients should deliver the chunks to the
> application as they are received, rather than waiting for the entire
> response to be received before delivering anything.
> In the latest version this can only be done for “text” responses. For any
> other type of response, the “response” attribute returns “null” until the
> transmission is completed.

How would you parse for example an incomplete JSON source to expose an
object? Or incomplete XML markup to create a document? Exposing
partial responses for text makes sense - for other types of data
perhaps not so much.

Received on Wednesday, 16 March 2016 11:05:06 UTC