IPP> Implementation question re.: chunking

IPP> Implementation question re.: chunking

IPP> Implementation question re.: chunking

Larry Masinter masinter at parc.xerox.com
Fri Jul 24 17:23:56 EDT 1998


> Okay, as a practical matter it looks like we need to be able to 
> support HTTP/1.0 in addition to HTTP/1.1, and "Content-Length" in 
> addition to "Transfer-Encoding: chunked" whether sending or receiving.  
> 
> This leads me to my next question: What is the transition sequence 
> for the cases in which an HTTP/1.1 client that normally uses chunking 
> wants to make a request of a server that is HTTP/1.0 and/or doesn't 
> understand chunking?  

There is no 'installed base' of IPP clients and servers which do not
support HTTP/1.1. As a practical matter, it seems unreasonable to
posit one or to create one.





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