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PUT and ETag (or Last-Modified-Date)...

From: <jg@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 01 Jun 96 15:15:42 -0400
Message-Id: <9606011915.AA07184@zorch.w3.org>
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PUT is currently silent about returning a cache validator in a
201 (Created) response as far as I can see.

Would be poor desing to have to do a subsequent GET after a successful
PUT just to get a validator; you'd like to have it in your hand
so you can do conditional gets while doing authoring apps.

While this isn't much of an issue today, it may become one.

Am I missing something?

While looking at this, I also noticed that some cross references
are needed, but won't bore you all with those....
				- Jim
Received on Saturday, 1 June 1996 12:19:38 UTC

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