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Subject Re: Tomcat and HTTP chunk extensions
Date Wed, 05 Jan 2011 14:52:29 GMT
Mark - maybe I am pushing the boundaries with what I am doing here however given 
the HTTP RFC provides us with a chunk extension capability then I would have 
assumed there would exist an set of API calls within Tomcat that allow us to 
read/write a chunk extension?

From: Mark Thomas <>
To: Tomcat Users List <>
Sent: Wednesday, 5 January, 2011 14:32:56
Subject: Re: Tomcat and HTTP chunk extensions

On 05/01/2011 14:29, EOIN MCQUILLAN wrote:
> Thanks for the reply André.
> I am taking my terminology from RFC 2616 so "chunk-extension" should be the 
> right terminology I think.
> I don't think multiparting would be the way to go in this case. Really with the 
> chunking extensions the idea for me would be to mid-request be able to 
> communicate between client and server.

That is simply not possible in a single HTTP request/response.  In
addition, chunking is a transfer encoding and therefore only applies per

Sounds like you really need to be using Comet.


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