IPP Mail Archive: RE: IPP> IPP, independently of HTTP, Requires Chunking?

IPP Mail Archive: RE: IPP> IPP, independently of HTTP, Requires Chunking?

RE: IPP> IPP, independently of HTTP, Requires Chunking?

Bob Van Andel (bva@allegrosoft.com)
Fri, 17 Apr 1998 12:45:54 -0400

>
>> > >3) The only situation where chunking is absolutely necessary for IPP,
>> > is
>> > >the case where the client does not know the document length when it
>> > starts
>> > >sending the document.
>> >
>> > Strictly speaking, this is not a requirement, in that the client could
>> > close the connection to signal end-of-data.
>
> That doesn't work for a request because then there is no connection on
>which to send the response.

That would be the "no response required" mode of operation. :.)

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