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I am looking to learn how to properly use, and implement, HTTP headers. What is the best resource or set of guidelines that I can use? ( especially ranges to detect download managers, etc) ?

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Just curious: Why are you interested in creating your own HTTP headers? Curl or its equivalent not an option in your language? –  TheLQ Jan 30 '11 at 2:37
    
@TheLQ, maybe he needs to add webserver functionality to an app? –  GrandmasterB Jan 31 '11 at 4:47
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Well your first stop should probably be RFC2616: Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1.

The Range section is used to request specific areas of a file; with responses providing Content-Range declarations to provide this feature.

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