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Re: Keep-Alive Notes

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 1995 14:49:51 PDT
To: Harald.T.Alvestrand@uninett.no
Cc: fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <95Oct23.144954pdt.2733@golden.parc.xerox.com>
> Wouldn't a hash containing accept: */* hash to a different value
> than the hash not containing it?
> Why then bother with a flag?

Servers with only one representation for a given URL (the 99% case)
need to know whether they need to expand a hash they've never seen.
If the request is accept: */*, then they don't.
Received on Monday, 23 October 1995 14:54:39 UTC

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