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Re: i19 - bodies on GET -- round 2

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 11:24:22 +0200
Message-ID: <46497C46.80409@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> ...
> * Replacing the last sentence with: [[[  When a request message contains 
> both a message-body of non-zero length and a method that does not define 
> any semantics for that request message-body, then an origin server 
> SHOULD either ignore the message-body or respond with an appropriate 
> error message (e.g., 413).  A proxy or gateway, when presented the same 
> request, SHOULD either forward the request inbound with the message-body 
> or ignore the message-body when determining a response. ]]], as per [2]
> 
> 
> 1. http://www.w3.org/mid/64972E13-483B-4F69-94FD-F2EE516286A8@mnot.net
> 2. http://www.w3.org/mid/9C43F5AB-C3D7-4584-8F12-A9F459D3817F@gbiv.com
 > ...

I think "SHOULD ... ignore" could be misread as "treat as if not there". 
But what we want is that the body *is* consumed, but then the contents 
is ignored, right?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 15 May 2007 09:24:30 GMT

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