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HTTP bytes-live Range Unit for Live Content

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Authors Craig Pratt , Barbara Stark , Darshak Thakore
Last updated 2016-10-20 (Latest revision 2016-04-18)
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To accommodate byte range requests for content that has data appended over time, this document defines a new HTTP range unit named "bytes- live". The "bytes-live" range unit provides the ability for a client to specify a byte range in a GET or HEAD request which starts at an arbitrary byte offset within the representation and ends at an indeterminate offset, represented by "*".


Craig Pratt
Barbara Stark
Darshak Thakore

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