Re: Byte ranges -- formal spec proposal

Larry Masinter (masinter@parc.xerox.com)
Wed, 17 May 1995 21:52:19 PDT


Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com, www-talk@w3.org, uri@bunyip.com
To: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com, www-talk@w3.org, uri@bunyip.com
Subject: Re: Byte ranges -- formal spec proposal
From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Message-Id: <95May17.215231pdt.2761@golden.parc.xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 17 May 1995 21:52:19 PDT

I'm getting this discussion 3 times, http-wg, www-talk, and now on
uri.  I suggest keeping the discussion on www-talk for now.

The proposal is to add byte ranges to URLs (in general, it seems). I
don't think it belongs there; at best, byte ranges make sense as an
addon to the HTTP protocol.