IPP> Implementation question re.: chunking

IPP> Implementation question re.: chunking

IPP> Implementation question re.: chunking

Turner, Randy rturner at sharplabs.com
Fri Jul 24 13:48:19 EDT 1998


Well, I'm assuming since we "last-call'd" these documents in the WG,
that everybody is in agreement that an implementation that doesn't
support chunking isn't compliant.

Randy


		-----Original Message-----
		From:	Paul Moore [mailto:paulmo at microsoft.com]
		Sent:	Friday, July 24, 1998 10:25 AM
		To:	'Randy Turner'; Carl Kugler
		Cc:	ipp at pwg.org
		Subject:	RE: IPP> Implementation question re.:
chunking

		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
		> the
		> "chunked" transfer encoding when receiving.  My
question is:  Can we count
		> on this?  I.e., if our client always transmits
requests using the
		> "chunked"
		> 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
		> the
		> 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.
		> 
		> Randy
		> 
		> > 



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