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Re: issue 85 - range unit extensions

From: Kris Zyp <kris@sitepen.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 08:37:56 -0600
Message-ID: <0c5e01c90d09$7de339c0$4200a8c0@kris>
To: "Henrik Nordstrom" <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>



> mån 2008-09-01 klockan 08:25 -0600 skrev Kris Zyp:
>> > Are caches allowed (in principle) to split/merge these ranges, if they
>> > knew how?  Would such caches operate on the item syntax -
>> > i.e. structured JSON in the message body?
>>
>> Yes and yes, I thought that was the idea of Ranges.
>
> Can it do so without parsing the body? I.e. by simple concatenation of
> the items?

No, it requires some level of JSON parsing.

> If the bodies of the parts involved needs to be parsed and reformatted
> in some way to merge them in a larger response then range units is not
> appropriate as the response entities then really is separate entities on
> their own and not just parts of a larger entity.

I didn't know there was such rules for alternate range units.

Kris 
Received on Tuesday, 2 September 2008 14:39:42 GMT

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