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Re: What to do on byte ranges?

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 1995 15:46:37 -0700
To: Martijn Koster <m.koster@webcrawler.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9510261546.aa09823@paris.ics.uci.edu>
> We noticed clients are sending out requests with byte ranges,
> on GIF's etc. Apache takes them as part of the filename, as
> the CERN httpd reportedly does also, and the request fails.
> ...
> So, what is the correct response?

404 Not Found

The problem is a bug in Netscape Navigator 2.0b1.  I do hope that
the next beta is tested against servers other than Netsite.


 ...Roy T. Fielding
    Department of Information & Computer Science    (fielding@ics.uci.edu)
    University of California, Irvine, CA 92717-3425    fax:+1(714)824-4056
    http://www.ics.uci.edu/~fielding/
Received on Thursday, 26 October 1995 15:57:41 EDT

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