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Re: 209 No Content vs. application/empty

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2007 01:24:12 +0200
To: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1191281052.30916.7.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
On mån, 2007-10-01 at 16:18 -0700, James M Snell wrote:
> 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.

Hmm.. from the discussions I got the impression that the default should
be 204 No Content / 200 Status message (as is for PUT today), with the
client being able to indicate a preference of actually having the
modified resource entity returned as a 209..

I think some context of the discussion has gone missing here.. what use
case are we talking about?

Regards
Henrik

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