On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 9:55 AM, Reitbauer, Alois <alois.reitba...@compuware.com> wrote: > You are right we would not need any progress events and you are also > typically not interested in the response. The server should normally reply > only with a no content reply. Conceptually this reply would not be needed, > however, HTTP requires it. You can think of this type of interaction like > sending an UDP packet. You want it to be send and delivered at best > effort.
Are you sometimes interested in the response? Kind of makes a difference. Also, how is this different from http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#ping Especially if we make this a dedicated feature in some way it seems all the same considerations apply and that feature has thus far not been hugely successful. -- http://annevankesteren.nl/