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

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2009 19:36:10 +1000
Cc: John Schneider <john.schneider@agiledelta.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Roy Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>, "Julian F. F. Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
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To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Good point; that didn't come up in Stockholm.

Roy, Julian?


On 26/08/2009, at 5:28 PM, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:

> 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.
>
> Regards
> Henrik
>


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