Backend polling not working

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Oct 21 11:45:10 CEST 2009

In message <4ADED57C.3020004 at>, Izak Burger writes:
>Hello again,
>I've discussed this issue on zope-dev. The agreement seems to be that 
>there is some ambiguity in the HTTP1.1 specification, but that the 
>general accepted interpretation is that if the other end closes the 
>connection you should close your end as well (it signals a timeout).
>There is also no browser implementation out there that does half-closing 
>(except where SSL is involved). None that I know of anyway.

I wasn't quite sure which way to interpret the text originally so
I did it the way that was most convenient for the code.

I'll change it.

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