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Re: NEW ISSUE: Methods and Caching

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 10:36:04 -0800
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <B8A8D2CF-BB5E-4CB1-8D97-3BC771BE939A@mnot.net>
To: Robert Siemer <Robert.Siemer-httpwg@backsla.sh>

No. Although there are a number of aspects here that aren't clearly  
specified, 2616 does clearly state that POST must be written through.


On 17/11/2008, at 9:54 PM, Robert Siemer wrote:

>
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 04:22:13PM -0600, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>>
>> AIUI it's implied by the combination of POST being explicitly
>> cacheable, but being required to be written through. Freshness can't
>> be used, and validation is fraught with difficulty.
>
> You read that it is implied that POST responses can be used for GET, I
> read that POSTs don't have to be written through.
>
>
> R
>


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