Re: Content-Encoding, Content-Range

Jeff Mogul wrote an excellent paper that covered this problem (among  

In short, do compression first, then range selection. Content-codings  
are metadata about the encoding of the representation, whereas ranges  
are more ephemeral.


On 2006/02/21, at 12:15 AM, Martin Thelian wrote:

> Hi!
> If I'd like to combine Content-Encoding gzip with Content-Range.  
> Which offsets do I have to use in the request and response  
> messages. Is the offset then pointing to a position in the original  
> content or to a position in the encoded content? And what about the  
> instance-length? Is it the length of the compressed or original  
> resource?
> Thank you!
> Martin Thelian

Mark Nottingham

Received on Tuesday, 21 February 2006 17:54:55 UTC