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Re: DELETE and 410 Gone

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2011 18:17:18 +1000
Cc: httpbis Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C78C2AEB-4FFE-494F-BFD1-6AF58FE79099@mnot.net>
To: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Hi Karl,

On 25/08/2011, at 10:25 PM, Karl Dubost wrote:

> in DELETE section [1], it might be worth to add a paragraph.
> 
>    Once the server has successfully completed
>    the DELETE, a server response on any 
>    subsequent requests on the same URI SHOULD be 
>    410 (Gone) (See section 8.4.11 of [Part2]).
> 
> Rationale: people hesitate on what they can do once the DELETE has been accomplished.
> 
> [1]: http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-16#section-7.7


We can't break currently conformant implementations, unless there's a compelling security or interoperability issue. I don't see it here.

Cheers,



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