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Re: dump format refinement

From: Marcus Comstedt <marcus_at_mc.pp.se>
Date: 2002-04-29 23:03:40 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:

> Indeed, it would be tricky. I wonder how httpd deals with this when
> you GET a file....?

If it's really a file, then it would probably just stat it to get the
length. For dynamic content, there is a mechanism in HTTP/1.1 that
allows you to transfer the content as an unspecified number of chunks,
each prefixed with its own content-length. Don't know if any httpd
actually implements it though.

  // Marcus

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