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Re: Last-Modified in chunked footer

From: Klaus Weide <kweide@tezcat.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 1997 14:43:49 -0500 (CDT)
To: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.SUN.3.95.970903144052.29138A-100000@xochi.tezcat.com>
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On Wed, 3 Sep 1997, Scott Lawrence wrote:

> >>>>> "LM" == Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com> writes:
> LM> I don't think we can continue to evalute these one-by-one, though.
> LM> Is there some general principle to apply?
>   If the value of the header field may be dependant on the content,
>   then it might be desirable to send that field in the trailer.

But from a user agent's perspective, just the reverse applies:
If the value of the header field may say something about the content,
then it is desirable to have that field available before starting to
process the body.

Received on Wednesday, 3 September 1997 12:47:27 UTC

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