[Zope] Keep Alive Connection

Dieter Maurer dieter@handshake.de
Sun, 18 May 2003 23:20:41 +0200

Matt Ficken wrote at 2003-5-17 13:12 -0500:
 > My product needs to send data to the client, and then later send the client more data, over the same connection. HTTP/1.1 created Keep-Alive connections for this reason. I tried setting the response header 'Connection' to 'Keep-Alive', but Zope closes the connection anyway.

It was not for that reason!

HTTP/1.1 allows the server to close a connection at any time.

 > ...
 > Is there a different way I can keep connections alive without locking up Zope or using all the system's CPU cycles?

Do not use HTTP when your application needs persistent connections.