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Re: must a partial response range be exact?

From: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2008 19:16:10 -0700 (PDT)
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
cc: "A. Rothman" <amichai2@amichais.bounceme.net>, <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0810111913470.27159-100000@egate.xpasc.com>

On Sat, 11 Oct 2008, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:

> 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 Acrobat 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,

Isn't that done with multiple requests? At one time their plan was to
actually request document segments. At least for large documents. That
doesn't happen either?

Dave Morris
Received on Sunday, 12 October 2008 02:16:58 UTC

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