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Re: draft-holtman-http-safe-00.txt

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@liege.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 1996 07:10:35 -0700
To: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9610100710.aa23731@paris.ics.uci.edu>
>>has already been solved in a number of ways in practice.  What they should
>>have done is just recommend using the existing methods of handling
>>charset-varying input until such time as there was a new method for GET+body.
> 
> This is actually very close to what I had in mind, though I tend to 
> be more of the "let's get the GET-with-body ASAP" mind. That is, I 
> think, the correct solution. The other I18N authors did not agree
> entirely with my stance.

Well, I'd say this is the time to define it.  If there is a working
definition and evidence that it is useful, a new method is the way to go.
The hard part is deciding on a name.  My vote is for QUERY, but someone
else gets to write the ID.

.....Roy
Received on Thursday, 10 October 1996 07:18:30 EDT

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