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Re: PUT vs strong ETags

From: Scott Lawrence <scott@skrb.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 15:43:06 -0500
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1133296986.4529.17.camel@sukothai.pingtel.com>

On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 11:05 +0100, Julian Reschke wrote:

> If a server like this would return an ETag upon PUT, would it apply to 
> the PUT request body, or the server's internal representation returned 
> in a subsequent GET?

I think that the simple rule is that when responding to a PUT, if the
server returns an Etag, then it should be the same value that would have
been returned in a GET of the resource that immediately followed the

Scott Lawrence
Received on Tuesday, 29 November 2005 20:43:22 UTC

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