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Ticket #283: 283.diff

File 283.diff, 1.8 KB (added by julian.reschke@gmx.de, 5 years ago)

proposed new subsection for section 2

  • p1-messaging.xml

     624<section title="Message Orientation and Buffering" anchor="message-orientation-and-buffering"> 
     626   Fundamentally, HTTP is a message-based protocol. Although message bodies can 
     627   be chunked (<xref target="chunked.encoding"/>) and implementations often 
     628   make parts of a message available progressively, this is not required, and 
     629   some widely-used implementations only make a message available when it is 
     630   complete. Furthermore, while most proxies will progressively stream messages, 
     631   some amount of buffering will take place, and some proxies might buffer 
     632   messages to perform transformations, check content or provide other services. 
     635   Therefore, extensions to and uses of HTTP cannot rely on the availability of 
     636   a partial message, or assume that messages will not be buffered. There are 
     637   strategies that can be used to test for buffering in a given connection, but 
     638   it should be understood that behaviors can differ across connections, and 
     639   between requests and responses.  
    624643<section title="Connections and Transport Independence" anchor="transport-independence"> 
    626645   HTTP messaging is independent of the underlying transport or 
    58955914      <eref target="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/273"/>: 
    58965915      "HTTP-Version should be redefined as fixed length pair of DIGIT . DIGIT" 
    58975916    </t> 
     5917    <t> 
     5918      <eref target="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/283"/>: 
     5919      "Set expectations around buffering" 
     5920    </t> 
    58985921  </list>