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Re: Ranges

From: Adrien W. de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2013 03:57:22 +0000
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <em187e088f-38e1-4a21-b37e-e1337d0a2c6c@bodybag>
Hi Julian

------ Original Message ------
From: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Subject: Re: Ranges
>On 2013-06-27 04:53, Adrien W. de Croy wrote:
>>2. If-Range
>>p5 (v22) doesn't specify what to do if there is an invalid date
>>specified (e.g. not a well formed date / fails parsing). I would
>>propose this is a non-match and therefore range processing is
>>suppressed. Shouldn't there be some warning or something if Range
>>processing is suppressed for various reasons? e.g.:
>>use of weak etag (prohibited)
>>empty If-Range (ignore?)
>>bad date
>>TIA
>>Cheers
>>
>>Adrien
>
>We usually do not specify behavior for broken messages, unless it's 
>needed for security reasons. Does this case qualify?
not as far as I can tell.

It just seemed to be the missing case compared to the other items that 
were covered e.g. what to do with a weak ETag.

Regards

Adrien

>
>Best regards, Julian
>
Received on Monday, 1 July 2013 03:57:53 UTC

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