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Re: draft-kfall-httpbis-server-ranges [was: Preliminary agenda for Atlanta]

From: Albert Lunde <albert-lunde@northwestern.edu>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 21:40:19 -0500
Message-ID: <5089F813.4020209@northwestern.edu>
To: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 10/25/2012 10:48 AM, Zhong Yu wrote:
> Could your use cases be solved by a new transfer coding?
> For example, a "shattered" coding, where entity body is transmitted in
> pieces, and the pieces are in undetermined order:

Bear in mind the previous issues with denial of service attacks based on 
too-complex range requests.

There needs to be relatively simple bounds (that a server can enforce) 
on the complexity of what one request can ask for.
Received on Friday, 26 October 2012 02:40:40 UTC

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