Re: Byte ranges -- formal spec proposal

Larry Masinter (
Thu, 18 May 1995 05:39:45 +0500

I'm getting this discussion 3 times, http-wg, www-talk, and now on
uri. I suggest keeping the discussion on www-talk for now.

The proposal is to add byte ranges to URLs (in general, it seems). I
don't think it belongs there; at best, byte ranges make sense as an
addon to the HTTP protocol.