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RE: #90: multipart/byteranges

From: Robert Brewer <fumanchu@aminus.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 09:09:56 -0800
Message-ID: <F1962646D3B64642B7C9A06068EE1E64059BCA9A@ex10.hostedexchange.local>
To: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>, "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> So far, discussion of this issue
> <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/90>
> seems to centre around disallowing the use of multipart/byteranges
> as a message delimiter, because it is not widely implemented, and
> because chunked encoding can be used instead.
> 
> Any objections to doing so?

and Brian Behlendorf answered via his time machine [1]
> The main purpose of this algorithm is graceful recovery from
> aborted transfers.


Robert Brewer
fumanchu@aminus.org

[1]
http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/ange/archives/archives-95/http-wg-archive
/1868.html
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