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Re: Entities

From: Jeffrey Mogul <Jeff.Mogul@hp.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 13:40:31 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200208201740.g7KHeQKw021901@wera.hpl.hp.com>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@apache.org>
cc: "'Alex Rousskov'" <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>, "'Kim Horne'" <kim@pookzilla.com>, <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

I wrote:

> Probably if the example had included an explicit Content-length
> field in the first group of headers, the ambiguity would go
> away, but I think the Message Length rules (section 4.4) don't
> require that.

Roy Fielding writes:

  There is no ambiguity.  No content-length in a request means length == 0.

My mistake.  I must have missed the part of RFC2616 that says
this.  In fact, I still can't find it; perhaps you could point
out the specific normative language?

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