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Re: What is Content-Length?

From: David W. Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 1997 16:08:03 -0800 (PST)
To: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>
Cc: Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
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On Fri, 12 Dec 1997, John Franks wrote:

> What I would most like to see is the assertion that if a Content-length
> header is present its value is the length of the entity-body.  It

After removing all transfer encodings. Then there would seem to be
no conflict between Content-length and transfer-encoding of any form.
Another simplification.

Dave Morris
Received on Friday, 12 December 1997 16:16:33 UTC

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