[whatwg] EventSource remark
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Mar 22 16:51:04 PDT 2010
On Fri, 19 Mar 2010, Anselm R Garbe wrote:
> I came across this one today:
> In section 8 the following is said
> "[..] Authors are also cautioned that HTTP chunking can have unexpected
> negative effects on the reliability of this protocol. Where possible,
> chunking should be disabled for serving event streams unless the rate of
> messages is high enough for this not to matter. [..]"
> Is there any evidence for this? I'm curios to get some insight ;)
It's not really chunking that's the problem specifically, it's the caching
that servers who support chunking often perform.
Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
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Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
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