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Re: Byte ranges -- formal spec proposal

From: Chuck Shotton <cshotton@biap.com>
Date: Thu, 18 May 1995 15:50:19 -0500
Message-Id: <v02110118abe1635133dc@[129.106.201.2]>
To: Brian Behlendorf <brian@organic.com>, David - Morris <dwm@shell.portal.com>
Cc: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>, luotonen@netscape.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
At 3:24 PM 5/18/95, Chuck Shotton wrote:
>Says who? Who said anything about proxies trying to be cute in the middle
>of byte range requests? The proxy should pass the request and the resulting
>data through unadulterated to the client and it SHOULDN'T cache it. Ever.
>These byte range requests should be treated like CGI requests, which should
>have the results of the request cached.

Gack! That should read "which SHOULDN'T have the results of the request cached."

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