platform independent kdeinit/klauncher (was KDE4's IPC)

Dawit Alemayehu adawit at
Wed Dec 28 16:57:56 GMT 2005

On Wednesday 28 December 2005 08:46, Nicolas Goutte wrote:
> On Wednesday 28 December 2005 12:08, David Faure wrote:
> > On Wednesday 28 December 2005 10:11, Nicolas Goutte wrote:
> > > Especially for HTTP we are supposed to have a cache, so *nothing*
> > > should be get two times.
> >
> > ?? This has nothing to do with the cache. The cache is only once you have
> > fully downloaded something. But here we're talking about the very
> > beginning of the download; you don't want to wait for minicli to download
> > the whole thing before firing up the application [which might not even
> > use the cache then, depending on the refresh headers and the cache policy
> > etc.]
> But HTTP's GET is about downloading, isn't it? Or can you tell the server
> something like "Ooh, sorry, I do not need the rest of the information"?

HTTP's GET does support resumption using the Range header ; so you can tell 
the server I only need so many bytes of this information or only send me the 
data from such and such bytes and up...

Dawit A.
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