[Twisted-web] HTTP/1.1 Persistent Connections and Pipelining

Seun Osewa naijasms at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 12:39:21 MDT 2004

"Alternatively, they can return a special constant,
twisted.web.server.NOT_DONE_YET, which tells the web server not to
close the connection;

Doesn't this mean the web server automatically closes HTTP connections
when request.close() is called?

On Sun, 17 Oct 2004 23:30:43 -0400, James Y Knight <foom at fuhm.net> wrote:
> On Oct 16, 2004, at 4:44 PM, Seun Osewa wrote:
> > Does Twisted.Web support persistent connections and pipelining?
> Kindasorta. I believe it does HTTP 1.1 persistent connections.
> > how
> > can I take advantage of this, if it does?  And, if not, do you feel
> > the interface is such that support for persistent connections can be
> > transparently added?
> It's all automatic, as far as it goes.
> The new version of the http protocol for web2 supports it a lot better,
> and works with both HTTP 1.0 keepalive and HTTP 1.1 pipelining and
> persistent connections. Web2 is not ready for non-developmental use
> yet, however. The core HTTP protocol layer should be pretty stable at
> this point, but the layer above still needs work.
> James
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