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Re: Content-MD5 and partial responses

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 10:40:47 -0400 (EDT)
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.1.10.0906301038550.19281@wnl.j3.bet>
On Tue, 30 Jun 2009, Yves Lafon wrote:

> Caches should "throw away" the md5 (after verification of the partial body 
> received, and it is up to the cache to recompute the md5 sum of the bytes 
> served.

(Well, no at worst it should ask it to the origin server and match it with 
the stored bytes because of the MUST NOT relative to Content-MD5 
generation by proxies).

-- 
Baroula que barouleras, au tiéu toujou t'entourneras.

         ~~Yves
Received on Tuesday, 30 June 2009 14:40:57 GMT

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