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Re: Last-Modified in chunked footer

From: Klaus Weide <kweide@tezcat.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 1997 14:43:49 -0500 (CDT)
To: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.SUN.3.95.970903144052.29138A-100000@xochi.tezcat.com>
On Wed, 3 Sep 1997, Scott Lawrence wrote:

> >>>>> "LM" == Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com> writes:
> 
> LM> I don't think we can continue to evalute these one-by-one, though.
> LM> Is there some general principle to apply?
> 
>   If the value of the header field may be dependant on the content,
>   then it might be desirable to send that field in the trailer.

But from a user agent's perspective, just the reverse applies:
If the value of the header field may say something about the content,
then it is desirable to have that field available before starting to
process the body.

     Klaus
Received on Wednesday, 3 September 1997 12:47:27 EDT

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