You might find that some implementations dont support chunking.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Randy Turner [SMTP:rturner at sharplabs.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 24, 1998 10:05 AM
> To: Carl Kugler
> Cc: ipp at pwg.org> Subject: Re: IPP> Implementation question re.: chunking
>> At 04:51 PM 7/24/98 +0000, you wrote:
> >draft-ietf-ipp-protocol-06.txt says the client and server MUST support
> "chunked" transfer encoding when receiving. My question is: Can we count
> on this? I.e., if our client always transmits requests using the
> transfer encoding, will we be able to interoperate with the vast majority
> of IPP server implementations?
> > -Carl
>>> There are no vast majority of IPP server implementations (yet). I think
> only worry is if someone plans to deploy IPP behind a generic web server
> that doesn't support chunking. However, Apache and most other of the more
> popular HTTP/1.1 servers will support this. It should definitely be a
> bullet item (checkoff item) at the upcoming bake-off, however.