Re: Signatures and Authentication information must go at end of meesage.

> I was reading the previous version of the HTTP spec. In Roy's new draft the
> chunked encoding includes a footer...!

Uh, the HTTP/1.1 draft has always had that.

> One nit for Roy, the spec as written specifies that chunked encodings use the 
> string "0" to indicate end of stream as opposed to a length of 0. The difference 
> is that a conformant application could use "0000" as a length which according to 
> the spec would specify a chunk _not_ end of chunks :-(

Nope.  The chunk-size is defined such that it excludes leading zeros,
so no compliant implementation can send "0000" as a length.

 ...Roy T. Fielding
    Department of Information & Computer Science    (
    University of California, Irvine, CA 92717-3425    fax:+1(714)824-4056

Received on Wednesday, 7 February 1996 15:21:01 UTC