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Re: #178: Content-MD5 and partial responses

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 15:03:05 +1100
Cc: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>
Message-Id: <EF5E35F1-B61C-4423-9B96-DAD3AF6D49E9@mnot.net>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
It seems like we're in agreement about this; assigning for -08.


On 08/10/2009, at 1:49 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:

> 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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