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Re: PUT, side effects and 201 Created?

From: Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2006 09:23:24 +0200
Message-Id: <3CF22A5D-3D66-4DED-A73D-4926A745185D@greenbytes.de>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>

Am 04.04.2006 um 01:25 schrieb Mark Nottingham:
> I.e., read literally, the above requirement requires a 201 Created  
> when PUT results in *any* resource being created -- even as a side  
> effect.
> This is IMO unnecessarily constraining, and should be relaxed;  
> e.g., changed to something like
> "If a new resource is created at the Request-URI, the origin server  
> MUST inform the user agent via the 201 (Created) response."

I'd file that under clarification. I think you give a clearer  
formulation of what the spec writers did intend to say.

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