[Twisted-Python] HTTP updated
bob at redivi.com
Sun Apr 14 16:23:36 EDT 2002
I think continue is for when the server wants to respond but is going to
need some time to generate the content.. I think IIS does this a lot
especially when doing SOAP.
This is just off the top of my head though, I'd have to look into it,
but I think that's right.
On Sunday, April 14, 2002, at 03:31 PM, Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 14, 2002 at 05:22:23PM +0300, Itamar Shtull-Trauring wrote:
>> twisted's HTTP now does persistent and pipelined connections in
>> (HTTP/1.0 is as before, with no support for persistent connections).
>> If you
>> set a content-length header, then data is sent as is, otherwise data is
>> sent in chunked format.
> Itamar is a twisted hero once again! Yaay!
>> Additional tests are probably needed.
>> What's left for full HTTP/1.1 support:
>> 1. Ability for server to read chunked data.
> How hard is this?
>> 2. 100 continue status (I wonder if anyone uses it)
> I read this section of the RFC; it sounds useless... do you know what is
> the intent?
>> 3. universal content-range support
> Is this necessary for HTTP/1.1? static.File supports it, I suppose
> static.Data should too; but I imagine that most dynamic content pages on
> web app sites don't support content-range...
> There's probably an unspoken "4. run a website with it for 6 months to
> makme sure it's actually stable"... :)
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