[Web-SIG] serving (potentially large) files through wsgi?

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Mon Dec 17 19:23:31 CET 2007

Manlio Perillo ha scritto:
> [...]
>> You should be able to detect whether interference is allowed based on 
>> the response status, shouldn't you?
> Right.
>> That is, if there is a range 
>> request and the application replies 200 OK, you can change that and 
>> apply the ranges.  But if the application replies with 206 Partial 
>> Content then the range has already been applied and the server shouldn't 
>> do anything to it.
> Thanks, I'll think about it.

No need to think about it ;-).
Nginx already checks if status code is 200.

In my early tests I just added a Content-Range header, without returning 
a 206 status code.

Manlio Perillo

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