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From Tim Bannister <is...@jellybaby.net>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1163833 - /httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/http/byterange_filter.c
Date Thu, 01 Sep 2011 08:11:57 GMT
On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 6:28 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> On Aug 31, 2011, at 6:10 PM, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
> 
>> The presumption here is that the client requests bytes=0- to begin the 
>> transmission, and provided it sees a 206, restarting somewhere in the 
>> stream results in aborting the connection and streaming bytes=n- from 
>> the restart point.  Further testing should determine if this was the 
>> broken assumption.
> 
> Do we send the Accept-Ranges header field?
> 
>   http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2616#page-105

Apache httpd 2.2.9 is sending this header in the Debian bug report at http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=639825

Tim

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