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Re: [google-gears-eng] Re: Deploying new expectation-extensions

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2008 10:45:03 +1000
Cc: Brian McBarron <bpm@google.com>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Charles Fry <fry@google.com>, <gears-eng@googlegroups.com>, Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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To: Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>


On 16/09/2008, at 12:16 AM, Stefan Eissing wrote:

> How would a client cancel an upload scenario which just uses ETags?  
> (With temp URIs the obvious solution seems to be a DELETE on that  
> uri. I sure would feel uncomfortable with a DELETE/if-match: Etag on  
> the original POST target...)


Probably rely on server-side garbage collection of incomplete requests  
(just as with a dropped "normal" connection).

Cheers,

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Mark Nottingham       mnot@yahoo-inc.com
Received on Tuesday, 16 September 2008 00:46:16 GMT

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