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RE: Large content size value

From: Henrik Nordstrom <hno@squid-cache.org>
Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2007 20:34:05 +0100
To: Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1168025645.20719.4.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
fre 2007-01-05 klockan 11:22 -0800 skrev Larry Masinter:

> is hyperbole. It's realistic to expect implementations to
> use 64-bit integers for quantities that reasonably exceed
> 32-bit representations

If they want to be able to deal with such object yes, but only required
then. Having this as a general requirement in the specs is total
overkill.

> and it's realistic to expect
> implementations to check (and fail gracefully) when
> any received protocol value exceeds its representation
> capacity.

Yes, absolutely.

Regards
Henrik

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