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Re: PATCH, Expect, Prefer, etc

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2007 17:45:13 +0200
To: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1186415113.4273.77.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
On tor, 2007-08-02 at 23:18 -0700, James M Snell wrote:

> the client rather than the complete original response.  If the request
> contains 209-content-returned and the server responds with 200 or 204
> (or whatever), then it obviously will not be capable of fulfilling the
> preference and must ignore it.

Can't it? What stops the proxy from issuing a GET in that case and
returning the 200 response as a 209?

Note: Not saying it's generally a good thing or even desired for a proxy
to do, and only makes sense in very special controlled deployments.

Regards
Henrik

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