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Re: itype 3 as generic status Re: To evolve or not to evolve

It was thus said that the Great Mateusz Viste once stated:
> The bigger problem I have is to figure out when a text file (or any 
> other non-menu file for the matter) does not exists, and sadly the 
> approach we are discussing here won't help with these cases.
> Another huge problem I have is selectors that were a menu and become a 
> text file  overnight, or vice-versa.
> In the discussed context, maybe a saner convention would be simply: "if 
> the file or menu does not exist, then a well-behaved server SHOULD close 
> the connection right away, without sending back anything at all - 
> ideally shutting the connection using a TCP RST if possible" ?

  That's a decent idea.  I don't know how to ensure a TCP RST though, nor
how to check for it.


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