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Re: HTTP Extensions for Simultaneous Download from Multiple Mirrors

From: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2009 17:20:45 -0700 (PDT)
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0907271717170.9130@egate.xpasc.com>

I don't discern an 'official' location for discussion of this proposal.

There is a serious termnology conflict with the term 'chunk' meaning a 
slice of the original file AND a unit of transfer encoding. Perhaps some 
underlying confusion re. transfer encoding in general.

Dave Morris

On Mon, 27 Jul 2009, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:

> This draft made a bit of surprise appearance in the transport area
> meeting today:
>
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ford-http-multi-server
>
> My initial reaction is lots of obvious overlap with other work and
> misunderstandings of basic HTTP functions like ETag.
>
> Basic motivation behind the work may be reasonable however.
>
> I will try to catch the author for a more in-depth discussion shortly.
>
> Other opinions?
>
> Regards
> Henrik
>
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