[Web-SIG] Re: expect/continue

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Fri Aug 27 03:43:37 CEST 2004

At 04:03 PM 8/26/04 -0700, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>So, I think this option should be removed. I can see some scenarios where 
>the server can and will be configured to reject all requests over a 
>certain size, etc. but rejecting all requests that use this mechanism 
>indiscriminately doesn't seem to fall into that case. If an implementation 
>doesn't want to deal with expect/continue at all, it has two choices;
>1) don't claim to be HTTP/1.1 conformant
>2) wait until the client decides you don't support expect/continue, and 
>sends the request body (this is suboptimal, for obvious reasons).

Sounds pretty good to me; why don't you just pull all the HTTP/1.1 stuff 
from WSGI and use it as a skeleton for starting your HTTP/1.1 guidelines 
document?  :)

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