Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Think carefully before blowing up (#3344)

Martin Thomson <> Wed, 15 January 2020 23:33 UTC

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Think carefully before blowing up (#3344)
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martinthomson commented on this pull request.

> +An endpoint MAY choose to treat a stream error as a connection error under
+certain circumstances.  Implementations need to consider the impact on
+outstanding requests before making this choice.

That case smells like a server bug.  You should not treat receipt of a legal frame as an error.  I assume that the RESET_STREAM was sent only in the case that the stream was fully acknowledged.  Otherwise that might have been a genuine problem, though still not cause for termination.

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