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From Graham Leggett <minf...@sharp.fm>
Subject Re: [PATCH] bugfix for byterange filter
Date Fri, 20 Apr 2001 17:13:52 GMT
dean gaudet wrote:

> how does that work when the browser is making a byterange request on a
> massive object... does the proxy strip the byterange before sending to the
> upstream?
> 
> if so... ew.
> 
> it would seem the proxy needs to do byteranges (including caching of
> partial content)... or treat byterange requests as uncacheable or
> something.  ew :)

The proxy has no clue of what a byterange is - so byteranges pass as is
through to the backend server, which fulfils the partial request and
returns it to the client as a byterange.

The proxy has no cache, so there're no issue there.

Regards,
Graham
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