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Re: GET with offset ?

From: Tristan Savatier <tristan@mpegtv.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 1998 16:26:56 -0700
Message-ID: <35E9DFC0.10A9591@mpegtv.com>
To: Albert Lunde <albert-lunde@nwu.edu>
CC: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com, www-talk@w3.org, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, Marc Slemko <marcs@znep.com>
Thanks. Now I see how to do a GET with range request.

Now, another question:

Is there a way to specify the offset or range with the http: URL
syntax ?

i.e. something like http://host/dir/file@range=0,500


-t

Albert Lunde wrote:
> 
> >
> > Has anyone ever considered that it would be useful to be able
> > to add an optionnal 'offset' parameter to the GET request ?
> 
> This feature already exists in HTTP/1.1
> 
> See  http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2068/rfc2068
> 
> 14.36.2 Range Retrieval Requests
> 
> http://www.ics.uci.edu/pub/ietf/http/draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-04.txt
> 
> 14.35.1 Byte Ranges
> 
> or more generally, search for the word "range" in the text
> to find related subjects.
> --
> -
> -
>     Albert Lunde                      Albert-Lunde@nwu.edu
Received on Sunday, 30 August 1998 19:27:58 GMT

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