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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Tomcat and HTTP chunk extensions
Date Wed, 05 Jan 2011 14:58:55 GMT
On 05/01/2011 14:52, EOIN MCQUILLAN wrote:
> 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?

Your assumption is wrong. There is no such API.

The HTTP protocol does not allow for client/server during a
request/response. The client sends a request message, the server replies
with a response message. That is all you have to work with.

To repeat what I wrote before. Chunking is a transfer encoding. It
applies *per link*, not end to end.


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