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Re: Add: How legal is this HTTP header (1.1)?

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 13:48:19 +0200
Message-Id: <3E7DA955-2CDB-4E26-B492-AC2862D25BA0@gbiv.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
To: Robert de Wilde <robert.de.wilde@online.nl>
On Jun 11, 2009, at 12:14 PM, Robert de Wilde wrote:

> Sorry, the last part was cut off! The 'complete' HTTP header:
>
>
> HTTP/1.1 302 Found
> Content-type: multipart/parallel; boundary="ping"
> Content-length: 2048;
> Accept-Ranges: bytes;

No, the Content-Length determines the length of the message-body
including any multipart stuff within it.  Multipart has no impact
on parsing the overall message.  [And this is a bad use of 302.]

....Roy
Received on Thursday, 11 June 2009 11:48:53 GMT

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