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Re: HTTP Extensions for Simultaneous Download from Multiple Mirrors

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 01:28:43 +0200
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1248996523.10102.19.camel@localhost.localdomain>
fre 2009-07-31 klockan 11:11 +1200 skrev Adrien de Croy:

> So, any system proposed that is going to use Range requests, is going
> to run into problems with proxies that perform AV functions.

Of course, but it's trivially detected by the first response being a 200
instead of the expected 206, before going out in parallel, so I don't
see it as a big problem for the proposed mechanism. In addition download
managers etc have to deal with this today already and it's by no means a
new problem.

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