[Mongrel] byte-range requests

Alex Egg eggie5 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 14:25:42 EST 2007

Thank you for the clarification!

On 11/8/07, Kirk Haines <wyhaines at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/7/07, Alex Egg <eggie5 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm trying to sent a file to the iphone (which requires byte-range
> > request support) using the rails send_file method. However, this
> > fails, I think because of mongrel. I think so because if I send the
> > iphone a file handled by nginx, it plays it fine. But then when I
> > serve the file with rails the iphone can't play it.
> The other suggestions about using x_send_file or the equivalent are
> the answer, but just to clarify, Mongrel does not currently support
> byte-range requests.  We have discussed adding support for that,
> however.
> Kirk Haines
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