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Re: #227: HEAD and Caches

From: Henrik Nordström <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2012 13:04:50 +0100
Message-ID: <1330689890.1807.24.camel@home.hno.se>
To: Erlend Hamnaberg <ngarthl@gmail.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
fre 2012-03-02 klockan 09:01 +0100 skrev Erlend Hamnaberg:

> In a related note: Is it allowed for a cache to rewrite a HEAD request
> to a GET if there previously is no entity stored for that request? 
> Maybe there should be some text on that, or is that an implementation
> detail?

I see no reason why not. HEAD and GET are semantically equivalent, only
differing in if the client wants the response entity or just it's
metadata.

Regards
Henrik
Received on Friday, 2 March 2012 12:05:22 GMT

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