Server Oriented Range Responses
draft-kfall-httpbis-server-ranges-00

 
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Abstract

This document clarifies the semantics associated with the Content-Range HTTP header and associated Partial Content (206) response code. It specifically allows a server to produce a Content-Range response whose range is a subrange of the corresponding range requested using a previous Range request. The HTTP protocol syntax is not modified. Instead, this document clarifies that a server responding to a client requesting a range (x-y) may respond with a range ((x+e)-(y-f)) for nonzero integers e,f such that (x+e) < (y-f). In addition, it clarifies the semantics of Request ranges which contain only a starting value.

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Kevin Fall (kfall@qti.qualcomm.com)

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