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Re: Multiple Content-Location headers

From: Ben Laurie <ben@algroup.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 21:20:32 +0000
Message-Id: <34BBDAA0.8CDB7E35@algroup.co.uk>
To: Jacob Palme <jpalme@dsv.su.se>
Cc: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>, IETF working group on HTML in e-mail <mhtml@segate.sunet.se>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
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Jacob Palme wrote:
> I do not quite understand how you are able to designate one location
> as the primary one, if you are sending two copies of exactly the
> same object, referenced in two different ways. In the case you
> describe, how can you say that C is primary and D is secondary?

It seems to me that in at least some cases it is obvious which object is
primary. For example, I give Apache-SSL to both Oxford and Cambridge
Universities, who then publish it on their FTP sites. These are then
mirrored by various other sites. The primary version is the one that I
generated (which, unfortunately for this discussion, doesn't have a URL
at all, at least, not one I'm aware of, certainly not one that is
accessible by the general public), and all the others are secondary,



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