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Re: byte-range redirection

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 05:26:06 -0500 (EST)
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
cc: Conrad Parker <conrad@metadecks.org>, Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0812010523440.6555@ubzre.j3.bet>

On Sat, 29 Nov 2008, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:

>> Perhaps it would be more accurate to talk about an (optional)
>> byte-range redirection than a handshake.
>
> I agree. I have been thinking myself that the name choice was not a
> very good one.
>
> I am currently waiting for Raphael to return from his holidays and
> work on the HTTP implementation part of the working draft in the wiki
> http://www.w3.org/2008/WebVideo/Fragments/wiki/HTTP_implementation.
> Both, Yves and I will want to give input to that page, but Raphael has
> requested to write the page in order to give himself a chance to think
> through the options in all detail.

Ah ok, I'll refrain from putting details in this space (I already edited 
HTTP fragment caches, and was about to edit this one today)

> Raphael: when you start on that page, you could use "optional
> byte-range redirection" rather than "2-way handshake" to describe that
> option.

Except that it's not a byte-range redirection (I see no 3xx code used 
there)

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         ~~Yves
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