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HTTP entity length

From: jordi ros <jros@ece.uci.edu>
Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2000 10:34:12 -0800
Message-ID: <38972724.C9320046@ece.uci.edu>
To: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com

I would like to know how to get the length of the entity body for an
HTTP packet. I know that there is a header field called "content-lenght"
but that this one is not enough to get to know the actual length for any
possible case. Can anybody explain me what actions should be done in
order to derive the length of the entity body from the HTTP header
fields and for any possible situation?

Thanks a lot!


Jordi Ros Giralt
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, Irvine
phone: (949) 824 8491 (office) / (949) 725 6487 (home)
Received on Tuesday, 1 February 2000 18:40:31 UTC

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