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Re: Termination of POST body

From: Darren New <dnew@sgf.fv.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 1995 08:20:20 +0100
To: Paul Phillips <paulp@cerf.net>
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
Message-Id: <Pine.3.89.9509260837.E2528-0100000@sgf.fv.com>
> If content-length is supplied, I can use that; no problem.  If it is not, 
> it appears that the "end-of-body delimiter" is the only mechanism for 
> determining the end of the entity body.  This appears to be \r\n based on 
> these clients' behavior.  Is this so?

I think the "end-of-body delimiter" they're talking about is the MIME 
end-of-body, not CRLF.  That is, if it's a multipart message, the 
end-of-body is CRLF then two hyphens then the boundary parameter then 
perhaps two more hyphens then another CRLF.  If it's base64 encoded, it 
would be the blank line at the end of the encoding. And so on.
Received on Tuesday, 26 September 1995 08:30:09 UTC

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