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Re: Last-Modified in chunked footer

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 1997 08:07:24 PDT
Message-Id: <341D4F2C.61061D88@parc.xerox.com>
To: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/4403
> "A header included in the message-header of a message is overridden by
> headers of the same name included in a chunked transfer footer.
> Implementers need to be aware that RFC 2068 compliant servers and
> clients will ignore all headers but content-MD5 in a chunked transfer
> footer. Thus, for example, if a Vary header is dynamically generated, it
> would be reasonable to place a "Vary: *" in the message-header and then
> the proper Vary value in the footer. That way RFC 2068 clients and
> servers will not cache the document improperly thinking there was no
> Vary header at all."

I like this as a resolution to the "TRAILER-FIELDS" issue.
Received on Monday, 15 September 1997 08:14:05 UTC

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