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RE: PATCH vs multipart/byteranges vs Content-Range

From: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2008 08:13:08 -0800
To: "'HTTP Working Group'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001501c870b6$d2a078f0$6501a8c0@T60>

Brian Smith wrote:
> > 3) Should we mention this in the PATCH spec; minimally requiring 
> > servers to either reject requests with Content-Range headers
> 
> Servers are already required by RFC 2616 to reject any 
> request with a Content-Range header unless it knows what to 
> do with it. 

Actually, this is wishful thinking on my part. HTTPbis should have that
requirement that Content-* cannot be ignored for any method that uses a
request body (especially POST), but RFC 2616 only has the requirement
for PUT. Can a new issue be created for that?

- Brian
Received on Saturday, 16 February 2008 16:13:15 GMT

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