Re: Draft v1 Update for Resumable Uploads

Eric J Bowman <> Mon, 20 June 2022 03:13 UTC

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Subject: Re: Draft v1 Update for Resumable Uploads
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> Thanks for these comments. Speaking to both points, if there

> were a different form of solution would you feel it could be less

> application-specific? I think that would be a good thing for the 

> WG to try and come to some answer on; is this a problem that

> can ever be solved in HTTP or not.


The problem is already solved if the roles are reversed:

Customer: POSTs URI of file to Vendor
Vendor: GETs the file from Customer

Yeah, yeah... easier said than done. So is making HTTP stateful.