Re: [Tools-discuss] Serving a partial documents (was Re: [rfc-i] Citing drafts)

Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> Fri, 26 February 2021 18:07 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Tools-discuss] Serving a partial documents (was Re: [rfc-i] Citing drafts)
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On 26 Feb 2021, at 10:04, Eric Rescorla wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 10:03 AM Robert Sparks <rjsparks@nostrum.com> 
> wrote:
>
>> So, I _think_ the way the main document page behaves now was intended 
>> to
>> protect people on low bandwidth or expensive bandwidth connections 
>> from
>> very large documents.
>>
>> Is that still something we should consider important? Or would it be
>> better if the main page served the whole document all the time?
>>
>
> I think that's largely unnecessary at this time, especially given that 
> a
> lot of people currently go to tools which serves the whole thing

+1 to Robert's memory, and +1 to Ekr's proposal and reasoning.

--Paul Hoffman