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Re: Review of Content-Encoding: value token [exi]

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2009 09:28:19 +0200
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: john.schneider@agiledelta.com, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1251271699.10823.830.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
ons 2009-08-26 klockan 10:56 +1000 skrev Mark Nottingham:

> That said, it would be good if what you do is done with an eye towards  
> the new regime, to reduce the amount of problems we see down the road.  
> In particular, it looks like the content-coding and transfer-coding  
> registry will be one and the same, so it would help if you could  
> design your registration with that in mind.

They can not be entirely the same

transfer-encoding must by definition be lossless or it will fail HTTP
operations, while content-encoding don't.

Received on Wednesday, 26 August 2009 07:29:08 UTC

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