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Re: What to do on byte ranges?

From: Lou Montulli <montulli@netscape.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 1995 16:08:01 -0700
Message-Id: <309014D1.2781@mozilla.com>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Cc: Martijn Koster <m.koster@webcrawler.com>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> > 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.

It is a bug in 2.0b1, and it happens with Netsite servers as well.
It will be fixed in the upcoming 2.0b2 release. 

Lou Montulli                 http://www.netscape.com/people/montulli/
       Netscape Communications Corp.
Received on Thursday, 26 October 1995 16:10:40 EDT

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