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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: Apache's byteranges support (fwd)
Date Wed, 12 Feb 1997 23:42:49 GMT

> This is not a solution. Microsoft *is* fixing the problem in IE 4.0
> (at least, that is my understanding), just like Netscape is fixing the
> problem in Navigator 4.0. The problem is what to do about IE 3.0,
> which is broken. We were able to work around the Navigator problem due
> to detectible quirk in Navigator's implementation. THere is no quirk
> in IE, so the only way to determine it is by looking at User-Agent.

if it's the *only* way then there are two options:

	1) fix the problem using the ugly solution.
	2) leave it broken as some form of punishment for MS.

You're the expert on this subject. Whatever you choose I can live with
it. I'm missing something.. why are you reluctant to do (1) ?


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