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Re: protocol: unrecognized protocolOp tag
Kurt D. Zeilenga writes:
>At 07:12 AM 1/3/2004, Hallvard B Furuseth wrote:
>>[Protocol] 4.1.1 (Message Envelope) says:
>> If (...) tag of the protocolOp is not recognized as a request, (...)
>> then the server SHOULD return the Notice of Disconnection
>> described in Section 4.4.1, with the resultCode set to protocolError,
>> and MUST immediately close the connection.
>> In this case, I think it would be more useful if the server gave a
>> normal protocolError response and kept the connection open. That
>> way, a client could test for the existence of a message type
>> extension simply by trying to use it.
> How is the server to know what the normal response (assuming there
> is one) to the unrecognized request PDU is?
Duh.. forget that idea.
(Even after your answer, it took me a while to realize that
protocolError comes _inside_ the 'normal response' to the request:-)