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Re: FYI: I-D ACTION:draft-dusseault-http-patch-02.txt

From: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 07:35:44 -0600 (MDT)
To: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org, Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.4.58.0405210728440.5059@measurement-factory.com>

On Fri, 21 May 2004, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> 4. The PATCH method won't cause the ETag to change if the patched
> entity is identical to the one before patching.

Whether the ETag changes depends on whether it reflects things other
than raw octet composition. For example, if ETag reflects last "write
access" time, it may change even if octets remain the same.

Alex.
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