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RE: Extension methods & XMLHttpRequest

From: S. Mike Dierken <dierken@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 18:41:04 -0700
To: "'David Morris'" <dwm@xpasc.com>, "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <4490baab.45a637c7.3157.ffffd437@mx.gmail.com>

> Well, the notion of unsafe is really an application notion. 
> Browsers protect applications by attempting to warn the user 
> before repeating a POST which might repeat a data base 
> change. The application designer needs to make the decision 
> as to whether POST or GET is appropriate. 
The WWW is the application. 
It has already made the decision that POST is unsafe (modifies data) and GET
is safe (does not modify data and is predictably repeatable).
Received on Thursday, 15 June 2006 01:41:13 UTC

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