IPP Mail Archive: Re: RE: IPP> Implementation question re.: chunking

IPP Mail Archive: Re: RE: IPP> Implementation question re.: chunking

Re: RE: IPP> Implementation question re.: chunking

Carl Kugler (kugler@us.ibm.com)
24 Jul 1998 19:29:18 -0000

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@sharplabs.com]
> > Sent: Friday, July 24, 1998 10:48 AM
> > To: 'ipp@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@microsoft.com]
> > Sent: Friday, July 24, 1998 10:25 AM
> > To: 'Randy Turner'; Carl Kugler
> > Cc: ipp@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@sharplabs.com]
> > > Sent: Friday, July 24, 1998 10:05 AM
> > > To: Carl Kugler
> > > Cc: ipp@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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