Re: Content-Range on responses other than 206

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Tue, 26 July 2011 19:47 UTC

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On 25/07/2011, at 10:38 PM, Yves Lafon wrote:

> It MUST be ignored when present in responses with other response code than 206 Partial Content [3.1].


This might be a bit too strong; I prefer saying that it doesn't have any meaning on other messages by default, so that if someone wants to specify a new status code where it does make sense, they can do so without revising HTTP (not that this is terribly likely, I know).

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