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Re: 209 No Content vs. application/empty

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 01 Oct 2007 16:18:45 -0700
Message-ID: <47018055.1000808@gmail.com>
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Sorry, yes, I managed to confuse myself. My only excuse is insanity :-)
... I any case, the question is more regarding the use of the Prefer
header to request no-content and not the 209 response.

- James

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> On mån, 2007-10-01 at 08:00 -0700, James M Snell wrote:
>> Mark Nottingham has suggested that rather than inventing a new Accept
>> header and 209 No Content response type, it might be better to create a
>> new media type that indicates the absense of content and use Accept to
>> indicate the preference.
> Now I am confused.. wasn't 209 supposed to return the entity as such?
> There is alread "204 No Content" for empty responses if you only want to
> return meta data (relevant headers)..
> Regards
> Henrik

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