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Re: Comments on Byte range draft

From: Lou Montulli <montulli@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 1995 15:08:38 -0800
Message-Id: <30A7CFF6.2F1C@mozilla.com>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Cc: ietf-lists@proper.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Larry Masinter wrote:
> For reliability, shouldn't Request-Range requests be accompanied by a
> "if-not-modified-since", under the view that the range is likely
> invalid if the resource has changed?

There needs to be a method for using if-modified-since
with request-ranges but it shouldn't be required as it
won't always be necessary or desired.

Lou Montulli                 http://www.netscape.com/people/montulli/
       Netscape Communications Corp.
Received on Monday, 13 November 1995 15:14:33 UTC

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