range requests and multipart responses

russell muetzelfeldt russm at slofith.org
Thu Sep 2 23:26:52 EDT 2010


On 20/07/2010, at 02:18:03 EDT, Eric Wong wrote:

> Does anybody have real-world use cases of clients using Range: requests
> with multiple comma-delimited byte ranges (and thus expecting multipart
> responses)?  If not, I'm not going to bloat Rainbows! with it for now[1].

I don't have evidence to hand, but I'm pretty sure I've seen the remote (http-served) disk image support in OSX's hdid(8) do this. Whether that's a use case you care about is another question entirely.

cheers

Russell



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