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Re: FW: [Moderator Action] How does WebDAV handles caching ?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 23:51:43 +0200
Message-ID: <40CF6F6F.7000001@gmx.de>
To: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

> *From:* Prashant Dhotkar [mailto:info_thirsty_engineer@techie.com]
> *Sent:* Monday, June 14, 2004 3:20 AM
> *To:* w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> *Subject:* [Moderator Action] How does WebDAV handles caching ?
> 
> Hello,
> 
> As you have mentioned that the WebDAV works well even when the 
> connection gets disconnected arbitrarily, I want to know what happens if 
> the connection gets disconnected when 5 MB of data is transferred out of 
> 10 MB ? When I restart the transfer will the transfer start from 
> beginning of the file or from where I lost the connection. What kind of 
> caching technique is used by WebDAV ? Please elaborate on this.

Same as HTTP. In this particular case this means that the client can do 
a GET request specifying a byte range for the remainder of the resource.

Julian

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