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Re: must a partial response range be exact?

From: A. Rothman <amichai2@amichais.net>
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2008 10:10:35 +0000
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To: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>
CC: 'Henrik Nordstrom' <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>, 'Julian Reschke' <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

This brings us back to 
http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/133 ...


Amichai


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
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