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Re: Content-MD5 and partial responses

From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2009 12:47:33 +0100
To: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Cc: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20090727114733.GA10087@shareable.org>
Yves Lafon wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Jul 2009, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> 
> >mån 2009-07-27 klockan 05:04 -0400 skrev Yves Lafon:
> >
> >>[[
> >>  If the 206 response is the result of an If-Range request, the
> >>    response SHOULD NOT include other entity-headers.  Otherwise, the
> >>    response MUST include all of the entity-headers that would have been
> >>    returned with a 200 (OK) response to the same request.
> >>]]
> >>In that case, it includes all the entity-headers that would have been
> >>returned by a 200, so it's already behaving per spec.
> >
> >I am talking about the first part. The request was a conditional
> >If-Range.
> 
> I think I read the above sentence as "if SHOULD NOT is not respected then 
> response MUST", while it is really if it is not an If-Range...

That's how I read it too.
Which means it could be worded more clearly.

-- Jamie
Received on Monday, 27 July 2009 11:48:09 GMT

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