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Re: What is Content-Length?

From: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 1997 09:33:14 -0500
Message-Id: <199712121433.JAA04580@devnix.agranat.com>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com

  I'm all for fixing any words in the spec that make the definition of
  Content-Length ambiguous, of course.

>>>>> "JF" == John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu> writes:

JF> For Authentication-info to work content-length must be the length
JF> before a transfer encoding is applied.  If everyone could agree on
JF> that as the definition of content length, I would be happy.  Then in
JF> the future we would either have to introduce Transfer-length or forbid
JF> the use of Content-length with all transfer encodings (as we do with
JF> chunked).

  Agreed.

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Scott Lawrence           EmWeb Embedded Server       <lawrence@agranat.com>
Agranat Systems, Inc.        Engineering            http://www.agranat.com/
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