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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Unicode normalization (was Re: The 1.0 Thread)
Date Tue, 30 Jun 2009 15:38:51 GMT
On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 11:22 AM, Noah Slater<nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 07:12:07AM -0400, Damien Katz wrote:
>> Im not sure I understand why we can't just calculate and send the MD5
>> header for the content range.
>
> We could, but are you not proposing that we use this value for the document
> revision?

As I read the original email about Content-MD5 is that they are
specifically *not* for document revisions because then we'd have to do
canonicalization. But the RFC specifically states that the Content-MD5
is applied to the canonical version.

> If that is the case, when you do range requests, the hash sent back
> doesn't actually correspond to anything. If I used the hash from the final range
> request of a document to post an update, it would presumably fail.
>
> Best,
>
> --
> Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater
>

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