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Re: #178: Content-MD5 and partial responses

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 8 Oct 2009 13:49:19 +1100
Cc: "'HTTP Working Group'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <9EB7B6BB-B869-40FD-9CC1-A6E0CE8E6C7B@mnot.net>
To: "Brian Smith" <brian@briansmith.org>
Yep.

On 08/10/2009, at 1:20 PM, Brian Smith wrote:

> Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> This was discussed both on-list and in Stockholm; AIUI the current
>> proposal is:
>>
>> 1) caches MUST strip the Content-MD5 header when combining 206
>> responses, and
>> 2) origin servers MUST NOT send a Content-MD5 header on 206 responses
>
> Clients also MUST strip/ignore the Content-MD5 header on 206  
> responses.
> The whole point is that the combination of 206 responses and Content- 
> MD5
> is not reliable, right?
>
> Regards,
> Brian
>


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