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Re: Autoversion confusion

From: <Tim_Ellison@uk.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2001 14:23:31 +0000
To: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org
Message-ID: <802569EE.004F0CFB.00@d06mta07.portsmouth.uk.ibm.com>


Greg wrote:
> > I had a quick look through the HTTP/1.1 spec, and
> > didn't see anything that states this categorically.
> > In fact, Section 9.6 (PUT) states:
> >  "HTTP/1.1 does not define how a PUT method affects
> > the state of an origin server."
> > Now, how many clients do a GET just to check what
> > they actually will retrieve after a successful PUT!
>
> Section 8.7.1 of RFC 2518 has what you're looking for :-)

Right, ...and HTTP/1.1 clients will be making this assumption too even if
it is not written in the spec.; there's no room for negotiation here.

Tim
Received on Friday, 9 February 2001 09:24:41 GMT

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