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Re: #178: Content-MD5 and partial responses

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2011 14:26:37 +0000
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <70422.1301235997@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <BD7431EE-483B-484B-8492-0C08621F0B4B@mnot.net>, Mark Nottingham wri
tes:
>A few different solutions have been proposed for this.

>An alternate approach would be to deprecate the Content-MD5 header 
>itself, since MD5 is deprecated [...]

>Thoughts?

Count me in favour, Content-MD5 has never in my mind served any useful
purpose, that did not have a better solution.

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