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Re: text of description of "POST"

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 21:39:46 -0400
To: Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>
Cc: "'Roy T. Fielding'" <fielding@apache.org>, "'Mark Baker'" <distobj@acm.org>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020424213946.D20848@www.markbaker.ca>
On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 03:58:48PM -0700, Larry Masinter wrote:
> In web forms I've seen for web submitted mail, Wikis, Blogs,
> etc., the Request URI is not the URI of the resource, and the
> entity enclosed is form-data, not a new subordinate entity.

"subordinate" doesn't imply "new subordinate".  Some subordinates
will receive their own identities, perhaps communicated via a 201
response.  Others will be processed and discarded.  But in both
cases, the term "subordinate" is applicable.

MB
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