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Re: Re[2]: Some proxy needs

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2012 20:01:28 +0000
To: "Nicolas Mailhot" <nicolas.mailhot@laposte.net>
cc: "Adrien W. de Croy" <adrien@qbik.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <83743.1333915288@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <34f9f0e4f85753187ecbb46f42609f0d.squirrel@arekh.dyndns.org>, "Nicol
as Mailhot" writes:
>
>Le Dim 8 avril 2012 14:50, Adrien W. de Croy a écrit :
>
>>>>3. a way to signal the web client a request is being processed (there is no
>>>>way a multi-GB iso is going to pass through the anti-malware system
>>>>instantaneously, and users will press retry if the download bar does not
>>>> move
>>>>after a few seconds)
>
>>>That sounds like serious scope-creep to me.
>
>Unfortunately a single user that pressed refresh half a dozen times because
>he's not seeing progress on its multi-GB file can consume as much in a few
>minutes as a normal user would over weeks.

Ohh, I don't dispute that.  I just don't see the solution being adding
a userinterface on top of HTTP...


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