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Re: ISSUE-4 (SpecContent): Should specifications decide what counts as content for transfer? [Progress Events]

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 11:13:39 +0200
To: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "Web Applications Working Group WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ucxs81un64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 18 Jun 2008 00:47:51 +0200, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> It makes no sense to me to for HTTP say that the total number of bytes  
> should include HTTP headers. It would be similar to including the TCP  
> headers in the IP packets IMHO.
> However, ideally the spec should be protocol agnostic. But it might be a  
> good idea to mention how HTTP (and possibly FTP) should be handled since  
> that's likely the vastly most common case.

Yeah, I'd very much prefer the Progress Events specification to handle  
this so that not all other specifications using the Progress Events  
specification need to do so. I agree that a protocol agnostic design would  
be good, but that indeed doesn't preclude saying what should happen in the  
HTTP case.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 18 June 2008 09:13:38 UTC

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