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Re: bug #39 -- let's fix it

From: Nico Williams <>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:09:33 -0500

On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 09:31:52PM +0200, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Apr 2015, Nico Williams wrote:
> >>We can make sure to bail out nicely and properly though if they
> >>occur in 2xx responses. And add tests that verify that!
> >
> >RFC7231 says the client "MUST ignore", not "MUST fail" or
> >something like that. I'm not sure why that would be.
> All right, then that is what we should do.

OK, I'll take a look at that. I'm inclined to ask for a
clarification from the HTTPbis WG, which I'll do in a few minutes.

> >In any case, the tests currently have the "proxy" send junk that
> >is not accounted for via Content-Length or Transfer-Encoding.
> Let's stop doing that.

I'll send patches for this and bug #39. I'll hold off as to ignoring
Content-Length/Transfer-Encoding until I get a clarification.


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