RE: Review of Content-Encoding: value token [exi]


Thanks for asking this question. I was a little bit confused about the
implications of merging the content-coding and transfer-coding registries,
but your question and Roy's response have helped to clarify the intent of
this action.

	Best wishes,


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Henrik Nordstrom [] 
> Sent: Wednesday, August 26, 2009 12:28 AM
> To: Mark Nottingham
> Cc:;
> Subject: Re: Review of Content-Encoding: value token [exi]
> ons 2009-08-26 klockan 10:56 +1000 skrev Mark Nottingham:
> > That said, it would be good if what you do is done with an 
> eye towards 
> > the new regime, to reduce the amount of problems we see 
> down the road.
> > In particular, it looks like the content-coding and transfer-coding 
> > registry will be one and the same, so it would help if you could 
> > design your registration with that in mind.
> They can not be entirely the same
> transfer-encoding must by definition be lossless or it will 
> fail HTTP operations, while content-encoding don't.
> Regards
> Henrik

Received on Wednesday, 26 August 2009 19:53:21 UTC