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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
Subject Re: DoS with mod_deflate & range requests
Date Wed, 24 Aug 2011 23:39:44 GMT
On 8/24/2011 4:54 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> On Aug 24, 2011, at 1:56 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>> To be clear, I am more than willing to rewrite the part on
>> Ranges such that the above is explicitly forbidden in HTTP.
>> I am not sure what the WG would agree to, but I am quite certain
>> that part of the reason we have an Apache server is to protect
>> the Internet from idiotic ideas like the above.

Excellent, thanks.  Just curious, isn't this clarification outside of
the remit of 2616bis?

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