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Re: Worries about content-length

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@osf.org>
Date: Tue, 9 May 95 14:43:43 -0400
Message-Id: <9505091843.AA13200@sulphur.osf.org>
To: dwm@shell.portal.com, James@osf.org, Gosling <jag@scndprsn.eng.sun.com>
Cc: NED@sigurd.innosoft.com, masinter@parc.xerox.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
>  It is not an
> unreasonable burden on HTTP servers to require accurate content-length

It requires that all documents returned by the server by pre-scanned.
There are apparently often times it is unreasonable.

Which do you prefer?
	foo | bar
	foo >tmp ; bar <tmp
Received on Tuesday, 9 May 1995 11:49:43 UTC

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