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Re: Digest: use in requests

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 19:28:50 +0100
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
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Am 28.12.2020 um 18:57 schrieb Roberto Polli:
> Dear all / chairs,
>
> I think this is the last relevant issue to face in Digest, and
> we really need your support. To reduce noise, I tried to tackle it
> directly with @Julian Reschke - which I have to thank for all the support.
>
> This discussion has been lingering around since IETF-106 so it would be great
> to tackle it.
>
> The point is related to whether Digest on requests containing
> partial representations should be computed on the payload-data
> or on the representation data. The actual Digest formulation derives
 > ...

And this is where the problem starts.

Could you please *define* what a request "containing a partial
representation" is, and how a component can detect that case?

Furthermore, a real-world example would be useful.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 28 December 2020 18:29:04 UTC

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