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From Óscar Frías Barranco <>
Subject Re: Chunked encoding should be used also when not using keepalive
Date Thu, 01 Apr 2010 11:27:44 GMT
On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 12:52, Mark Thomas <> wrote:

> So it comes down to "Is the extra expense of chunked encoding a price
> worth paying so UAs and proxies can tell if a response was unexpectedly
> truncated, eg due to network error?"
> I don't have any hard figures (I'll see if I can come up with some) but
> my instinct is that this would be a price worth paying.

I forgot to mention that Apache HTTP Server uses chunked encoding also when
it receives a "Connection: close" header.
I do not know if they analized the trade-off but in any case this is what
they do.


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