> MJ> I've got some real problems with the whole PUSH issue for ippget.
> >From a design perspective it's probably cut and dry, but I'm losing hair
> trying to implement this. Specifically:
> a) How am I supposed to handle HTTP's Content-Length?
You almost certainly will have to use the chunked transfer encoding
instead of a fixed Content-Length.
> b) Won't this only work with HTTP's Keep-Alive?
Yes, but that is the default for HTTP/1.1...
> c) Can this even work with HTTP 1.0?
Not an issue - IPP requires HTTP/1.1 for conformance.
> d) How is the client supposed to know when it's done receiving some
> events? If clients used Content-Length before, now do they have to add a
The client has to look for the IPP end-tag, as each collection of
events will have its own header, etc. (unless I'm misunderstanding
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