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Re: Etag-on-write, 2nd attempt (== IETF draft 01)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2006 18:12:54 +0200
Message-ID: <45082E06.5060103@gmx.de>
To: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
CC: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>, Helge Hess <helge.hess@opengroupware.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Yves Lafon schrieb:
> Would it be OK for a server to return a 205 Reset Content with the Etag ?
> That way the client would know that a refetch is in order.
> ...

That probably would have been a good approach, but as RFC2616 doesn't 
require servers to do this, clients can not rely on it.

My draft tries to give the client the information it needs without 
breaking interoperability with existing servers.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 13 September 2006 16:12:49 GMT

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