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Re: Summary of ETag related issues in RFC2518bis

From: Wilfredo Sánchez Vega <wsanchez@wsanchez.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 17:24:51 -0800
Message-Id: <BFF72785-C930-4444-89EE-BF3E6EBCD708@wsanchez.net>
Cc: Dan Brotsky <dbrotsky@adobe.com>, Jim Whitehead <ejw@soe.ucsc.edu>, WebDav WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

   Well, if it's fixable it's fixable down to one millisecond instead  
of second.  I'm not sure why the window is one second.  I agree that  
would be better, but you still have a (shorter) window.

   I can ask on the httpd list to see if anyone knows why our window  
is one second when apr_time_t is in milliseconds... but I'll wait to  
do that after the holiday break.  I'm betting there's some filesystem  
with a one second resolution out there...  If it's an OS limitation  
(as opposed to a filesystem one) we can probably contain the damage  
to that OS.


On Dec 21, 2005, at 7:23 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> I'm not sure why that would be, but the code in http_etag.c  
> certainly uses a hardwired constant for this. Maybe this is  
> fixable, in which case the problem would go away. Wilfredo?
Received on Friday, 23 December 2005 01:25:06 UTC

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