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Re: PATCH vs PUT w/Content-Range

From: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 17:19:21 -0600 (MDT)
To: Jim Luther <luther.j@apple.com>
Cc: HTTP working group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.4.58.0404291716140.48149@measurement-factory.com>


On Thu, 29 Apr 2004, Jim Luther wrote:

> On Apr 29, 2004, at 11:32 AM, Alex Rousskov wrote:
>
> > How does PATCH proposal allow to separate data from its size?
>
> I meant that you could change the size of a resource without resending
> its existing content.

AFAIK, any sane/general diff format allows for that;  that's the key
difference between patching and replacing (and that does not make size
independent from content)!

Thanks,

Alex.
Received on Thursday, 29 April 2004 19:19:25 GMT

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