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Re: must a partial response range be exact?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2008 12:29:29 +0200
Message-ID: <48F08009.7020206@gmx.de>
To: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>
CC: 'Henrik Nordstrom' <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>, "'A. Rothman'" <amichai2@amichais.bounceme.net>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Brian Smith wrote:
> Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
>> A linear sequence of in-order ranges MAY be merged in the 
>> response. If there is only a single range left after such 
>> merges then it SHOULD be sent as a Content-Range response 
>> instead of multipart/byteranges, but MAY be sent as 
>> multipart/byteranges is the sender prefer..The recipient MUST 
>> accept both as valid responses, in addition to the 1-1 mapped 
>> multipart/byteranges response or any other response that do 
>> cover the requested ranges including (but not limited to) a 
>> full non-ranged response.
> 
> This is how I read it too, except for the "but MAY be sent as
> multipart/byteranges." multipart/byteranges requires two parts.

Brian, do you disagree with the proposed resolution for issue 133, or 
did you miss it?

BR, Julian
Received on Saturday, 11 October 2008 10:30:16 GMT

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