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Re: draft-bryan-metalinkhttp-18.txt

From: Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa <tatsuhiro.t@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 22:57:34 +0900
Message-ID: <AANLkTikkThvD4=RmuFD3RAqk8ZA9n0VLUCyC9SFUKRWN@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Anthony Bryan <anthonybryan@gmail.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org, draft-bryan-metalinkhttp@tools.ietf.org
2011/1/20 Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>:
> On 19.01.2011 15:49, Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa wrote:> ...
>>> No, this was just a suggestion that you *could* define to make the
>>> request
>>> conditional based on the digest, in which case the dance about ETag
>>> policies
>>> wouldn't be needed.
>> So we can define state token for instance digest and use "If" header with
>> it.
>> Do you think it is better to use only instance digest and not use ETag?
> It depends on whether you think it's ok to require servers to implement a
> non-trivial part of WebDAV (I think that probably answers this :-).

Thank you for answering!
I don't think it is a good idea to require non-trivial implementation
just for checking hash value.
As ETag part in ID is now in good shape, I'm leaning toward to ETag.

Best regards,

Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa
Received on Thursday, 20 January 2011 13:58:26 UTC

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