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Re: Draft v1 Update for Resumable Uploads

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 16:57:20 +0900
Message-ID: <cb685714-6a0f-57f3-488e-c819d6231076@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: Guoye Zhang <guoye_zhang@apple.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

On 2022-06-17 06:30, Guoye Zhang wrote:
> Hi all,
> Our previous resumable upload draft generated a lot of discussions. I’m glad to announce that we have a new draft ready to address many feedbacks that suggested adopting the PATCH method. In this draft, we split the Upload Transfer Procedure into 2 separate procedures: Upload Creation Procedure and Upload Appending Procedure.

> 2. Media types
> PATCH currently doesn’t define a media type. We went through the list of media types but couldn’t find the appropriate category for the Upload Appending Procedure. It is a generic byte-appending operation that can modify any types of media, so we don’t think it fits into an application media type.
> We are open to suggestions if a media type is desired.

The generic answer here would be application/octet-stream. That doesn't 
cover the appending aspect, but it's the most generic media type available.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Friday, 17 June 2022 07:57:41 UTC

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