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Re: must a partial response range be exact?

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2008 23:38:57 +0200
To: "A. Rothman" <amichai2@amichais.bounceme.net>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1223501937.4075.23.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
On tor, 2008-10-02 at 10:44 +0000, A. Rothman wrote:

> Specifically, I will currently only support the simpler Content-Range
> responses (no multiparts), for both single-range and multiple-range
> requests, and just wanted to make sure that doing so is legal - I
> agree that it makes sense that it should be legal, but making sense is
> often not good enough ;-)

There is at least one SHOULD that will bite you

   When a client requests multiple byte-ranges in one request, the
   server SHOULD return them in the order that they appeared in the
   request.

Regards
Henrik

Received on Wednesday, 8 October 2008 21:39:46 GMT

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