Is there standard way of streaming unknown amount of data over HTTP

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Subject: Is there standard way of streaming unknown amount of data over HTTP
Posted by:  Tommi Prami (tommi.nospam.prami@poista.ecomond.com)
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008

I was just pondering that is there a way to send data from the server
(standard way) before I know how much of it will be.

so if my data producer, let's say XML, will produce blocks of data,
could I send each block from server side without building the whole data
to server memory and send it at one go?

Just that if the data block will get HUGE then few of hose calls will
more than less kill the server if there is no time to "swap" data to
disk and send it as File Stream.

-TP-

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