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Timestamp:
Jan 11, 2008, 9:09:10 PM (12 years ago)
Author:
fielding@…
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editorial: make introductions more active and consistent

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p5-range.html

    r159 r163  
    530530         to be rendered by a device with limited local storage.
    531531      </p>
    532       <p id="rfc.section.1.p.2">This document defines aspects of HTTP/1.1 related to range requests, partial responses, and the multipart/byteranges media
    533          type. The protocol for range requests is an <em class="bcp14">OPTIONAL</em> feature of HTTP/1.1, designed so resources or recipients that do not implement this feature can respond as if it is a normal
    534          GET request without impacting interoperability. Partial responses are indicated by a distinct status code to not be mistaken
    535          for full responses by intermediate caches that might not implement the feature.
    536       </p>
    537       <p id="rfc.section.1.p.3">Although the HTTP/1.1 range request mechanism is designed to allow for extensible range types, this specification only defines
     532      <p id="rfc.section.1.p.2">This document defines HTTP/1.1 range requests, partial responses, and the multipart/byteranges media type. The protocol for
     533         range requests is an <em class="bcp14">OPTIONAL</em> feature of HTTP, designed so resources or recipients that do not implement this feature can respond as if it is a normal GET
     534         request without impacting interoperability. Partial responses are indicated by a distinct status code to not be mistaken for
     535         full responses by intermediate caches that might not implement the feature.
     536      </p>
     537      <p id="rfc.section.1.p.3">Although the HTTP range request mechanism is designed to allow for extensible range types, this specification only defines
    538538         requests for byte ranges.
    539539      </p>
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