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Re: #289: "understanding" methods

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Fri, 27 May 2011 14:09:40 +1000
Message-Id: <7F23E829-C2AB-48E6-AC10-5443D7517A30@mnot.net>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
I've rewritten along these lines, see:
  http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/changeset/1290

Note that there are still upcoming changes in this section, to restrict invalidation to successful responses, as well as potential changes around the SHOULD.

Cheers,



On 04/05/2011, at 12:24 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:

> On 02/05/2011, at 4:21 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> 
>> In message <5182A855-6DBE-4E7C-A440-EA2226891D3E@mnot.net>, Mark Nottingham wri
>> tes:
>> 
>>> How about:
>>> 
>>> A cache SHOULD invalidate the effective request URI when receiving =
>>> requests with methods other than PUT, DELETE or POST.
>> 
>> Which would probably make somebody scratch their head and think
>> "also GET ?" but I guess it is clear in context.
> 
> Yes, good point. 
> 
> How about:
> 
> A cache SHOULD invalidate the effective request URI when receiving requests
> with other methods that are unsafe [ref], or whose safety is unknown.
> 
> 
> Now <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/289>.
> 
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> Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
> 
> 
> 
> 

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