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Re: Last-Modified in chunked footer

From: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 1997 08:47:11 -0500 (CDT)
To: rlgray@raleigh.ibm.com
Cc: HTTP Working Group <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Message-Id: <Pine.SUN.3.96.970903084617.12733B-100000@hopf.math.nwu.edu>
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/4276
On Wed, 3 Sep 1997 rlgray@raleigh.ibm.com wrote:

> It is common for servers to implement Server Side Includes (SSI, aka
> server parsed HTML).  These are really composite documents, and to
> calculate the Last-Modified date correctly would require buffering the
> entire document (negating the value of chunking).
> I propose that Last-Modified be allowed in the footer of a chunked
> transfer.

Can we discuss "Vary" in the chunked footer at the same time and for
the same reason?

John Franks 	Dept of Math. Northwestern University
Received on Wednesday, 3 September 1997 06:50:26 UTC

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