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Re: must a partial response range be exact?

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2008 15:01:21 +0200
To: "A. Rothman" <amichai2@amichais.bounceme.net>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1223730081.11762.2.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
On lör, 2008-10-11 at 12:08 +0200, A. Rothman wrote:

> btw do u think it is worth the added complexity to the spec and server
> implementation? is there some sort of usage/support statistics on
> clients that make use of out-of-order mutliple-ranges requests which
> show it to be worthwhile?

As already mentioned in this thread the Acrobar Reader browser plugin is
the most frequent user of out-of-order ranges. It first downloads the
ToC at the end of the document, then the rest of the document,

Regards
Henrik

Received on Saturday, 11 October 2008 13:02:14 GMT

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