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Re: any more comments? ('204 No Content' clarification)

From: Lou Montulli <montulli@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 95 17:44:37 -0700
Message-Id: <303BCB75.41C6@mozilla.com>
To: Marc Hedlund <hedlund@best.com>
Cc: Alexei Kosut <akosut@nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us>, Roy Fielding <fielding@beach.w3.org>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
In article <v02120d01ac6176031973@[]> hedlund@best.com (Marc
Hedlund) wrote:
> >for HTTP/1.1, I see no reason why a new respose code, along the lines of
> >"205 Reset Document" couldn't be added, which would have no content, but
> >would instruct the UA to refresh the document internally, clearing any
> >user-modified portions.
> I'd be happy with this.  I could see this response being useful for applets
> (i.e., Java) as well.

This would be really useful for Chat.  Some implementations use
one window that submits the users input and returns 204.
A second window displays the result.  It would be nice to
have a way to clear the form element after submitting.

Lou Montulli                 http://www.mcom.com/people/montulli/
       Netscape Communications Corp.
Received on Wednesday, 23 August 1995 17:48:19 UTC

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