IPP> Implementation question re.: chunking

IPP> Implementation question re.: chunking

IPP> Implementation question re.: chunking

Carl Kugler kugler at us.ibm.com
Fri Jul 24 15:29:18 EDT 1998


HTTP/1.1 imlies chunking.  Quote:  draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-03, "Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1", section 3.6.1, "Chunked Transfer Coding":

    "All HTTP/1.1 applications MUST be able to receive and decode the “chunked” transfer coding..."

    -Carl

>I dont see where it says that a server must support chunking. It says I must
> support 1.1. Maybe I am reading it wrong (I guess thats why we have
> bake-offs)
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:	Turner, Randy [SMTP:rturner at sharplabs.com]
> > Sent:	Friday, July 24, 1998 10:48 AM
> > To:	'ipp at pwg.org'
> > Subject:	RE: IPP> Implementation question re.:  chunking
> > 
> > 
> > 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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