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Re: Resource states (initial and final)

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 12:41:52 +0000
To: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C95DDE10.19CE3%michael.hausenblas@deri.org>

> I'm wondering how one could define the length of time a resource has
> been, or was, in existence.

Just a hunch, but wouldn't 'HTTP framework for time-based access to resource
states' [1] be a potential solution for this?

Cheers,
      Michael

[1] http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-vandesompel-memento

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> From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
> Organization: webr3
> Reply-To: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
> Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 12:34:11 +0000
> To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
> Subject: Resource states (initial and final)
> Resent-From: <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
> Resent-Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 12:37:22 +0000
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> I'm wondering how one could define the length of time a resource has
> been, or was, in existence.
> 
> I can see how a single client or intermediary could figure this out by
> auditing HTTP Messages (from 201 following POST or PUT through to a
> successful DELETE) - but I was looking for a way to indicate this to any
> client. This leads me to two questions:
> 
> 1: Is there scope for a Created response header?
> 
> 2: Can/could 410 Gone response include a Last-Modified header?
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Nathan
> 
Received on Thursday, 20 January 2011 12:42:39 GMT

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