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RE: chunked enc. (Was: Re: draft minutes, HTTP-WG meetings April 7)

From: Henry Sanders (Exchange) <henrysa@exchange.microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 1997 10:31:26 -0700
Message-Id: <7D9A01DBBFD5CF11AD0F0000F8411F8A4CD79B@ROADKILL>
To: masinter@parc.xerox.com, 'Dave Kristol' <dmk@bell-labs.com>
Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
> non-zero, except for the last chunk.  Should the last chunk always be
> denoted
> by "0" CRLF, or by 1*HEX CRLF, where the value of 1*HEX value is zero?
> If
> the former, are we comfortable with zero-length, non-final chunks?
> There
> could be the ambiguous case of chunk-size being, say "00".
I would prefer the second option of "1*HEX CRLF, where the value of
1*HEX is zero." It seems cleaner than having to treat "0" and "00"
differently, and I can't think of a case where intermediate zero length
chunks are useful.

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