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File Transfer Protocol RANG Command for Octet Ranges
draft-bryan-ftp-range-08

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Anthony Bryan , Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa , Daniel Stenberg , Tim Kosse
Last updated 2013-08-05 (Latest revision 2013-02-01)
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Abstract

The File Transfer Protocol offers the REST command to designate a starting point for a transfer, but does not currently offer any method to specify an end point. This document specifies a new FTP RANG command to be used by clients to designate an octet range to a file, including a start and end point. This range can be used to permit restarts and repairs of interrupted data transfers in STREAM mode, among other things.

Authors

Anthony Bryan
Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa
Daniel Stenberg
Tim Kosse

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