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Re: draft-holtman-http-safe-01.txt

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 1997 15:05:39 PST
Message-Id: <33385A43.2A88@parc.xerox.com>
To: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
> The Safe response header solves _some_ of the problems we have because we
> don't have GET-WITH-BODY.  Once we GET-WITH-BODY is deployed though, Safe
> becomes superfluous.
> 
> So it is Safe now, GET-WITH-BODY later.
> 

I think this is a dangerous strategy for standards track in the IETF,
and
I think we should approach any feature that is designed to be
superfluous later
with great suspicion.

Larry
Received on Tuesday, 25 March 1997 17:11:16 EST

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