Re: Resumable Uploads

Albert Lunde <atlunde@panix.com> Thu, 18 April 2013 22:11 UTC

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On 4/18/2013 4:57 PM, Kevin Swiber wrote:
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> On Apr 18, 2013, at 5:18 PM, Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se> wrote:
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>> On Thu, 18 Apr 2013, Felix Geisendörfer wrote:
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>>> The first draft for this can be seen here [1]. I'm new to protocol authorship, so please forgive any ignorance you may see in my work. This is no attempt at competing with existing standards, I merely want to identify the relevant subsets of http and make them easy for people to implement.
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>> My initial view on this:
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>> "Resume" would be better replaced with "sending a part of a remote resource to get applied on the remote side", and in your most common case that part of data would modify the end of the remote resource (by adding data to it).

Isn't this more in the range of functionality provided by webdav servers?

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