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Re: Content-Range on responses other than 206

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 15:47:01 -0400
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <08AFA085-0F1A-4506-815E-9AA557A0BF18@mnot.net>
To: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>

On 25/07/2011, at 10:38 PM, Yves Lafon wrote:

> It MUST be ignored when present in responses with other response code than 206 Partial Content [3.1].

This might be a bit too strong; I prefer saying that it doesn't have any meaning on other messages by default, so that if someone wants to specify a new status code where it does make sense, they can do so without revising HTTP (not that this is terribly likely, I know).

Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
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