[Web-SIG] wsgiref questions
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Fri Dec 22 00:05:11 CET 2006
Hm, but what would you do with a response not in that list that didn't
have a content-length? You'd have to close the persistent connection.
We're committed to keep the persistent connection open at all times
because there's a special Googly thing at the other end.
On 12/21/06, Robert Brewer <fumanchu at amor.org> wrote:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > We decided to add chunking encoding to our own server,
> > it wasn't all that hard. What's the business of only
> > doing it for certain status codes?
> Less overhead if the response has no entity or a small one. In my
> experience, 200, 203 and 206 are the only ones that have large enough
> response-bodies to bother. And since there's no spec for a WSGI app to tell
> a WSGI server to chunk (because chunking support isn't mandatory), it seemed
> best for a generic server.
> Robert Brewer
> System Architect
> Amor Ministries
> fumanchu at amor.org
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