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Re: HTTP at a glance

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:31:14 -0800
Message-ID: <CABkgnnU7-7wLf0F7n_LvC4O9gM2hkpUOa7uYwOp9NrZFqHPWQw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 27 February 2012 13:23, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> No, POST can create resources.  The only difference is that the client doesn't
> know how the resource(s) will be identified after being created.

And some of us really like having some control over our own URI space,
preferring this approach over PUT.  I wouldn't characterize that as a
mistake, just a choice.
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