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Re: Closing #90: multipart/byteranges

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2009 08:03:58 +0200
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Roy Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>, Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Message-Id: <1239084238.9185.0.camel@localhost.localdomain>
None here.


tis 2009-04-07 klockan 14:56 +1000 skrev Mark Nottingham:
> Haven't seen discussion on this for a while, seems like consensus is  
> to drop multipart/byteranges as a delimiter. Any objection to that?
> 
> 
> On 12/12/2008, at 4:17 AM, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> 
> >
> > Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> >>> They aren't used that way.  I don't know of any implementation
> >>> that uses the multipart delimiter to find the end of body (they
> >>> use CL, chunked, or a closed connection).
> >>
> >> Hmm.. you may be right. On a closer inspection I see that I misread  
> >> some
> >> of the data. Sorry for the confusion.
> >>
> >> So it looks like dropping 4.4 ยง4 entirely may be an option.
> >
> > If it's possible to drop support for multipart/byterange delimited
> > messages, because it's not used anyway, that would be a really good
> > thing imho.  It's an ugly, pointless, unused and probably poorly
> > implemented complication in message parsers.
> >
> > -- Jamie
> >
> 
> 
> --
> Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
> 
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