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Re: draft-snell-http-prefer

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 10:21:55 -0700
Message-ID: <CABP7Rbd+8RoVwqjqQYwN7tLwun2BrdtGRra14RSw4sSKZ2J+BA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ken Murchison <murch@andrew.cmu.edu>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
No, the application of a preference does not alter the caching
characteristics of a method.

On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Ken Murchison <murch@andrew.cmu.edu>wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Another ignorant question:  If an origin server honors the
> "return-representation" preference in a PUT request, does this alter the
> statement in HTTPbis Part 2 that PUT responses are not cacheable?
>
> In other words, is there a way to make the response suitable for a cache
> to use it to satisfy subsequent GET/HEAD requests, in the same way that
> POST responses can be?
>
>
> --
> Kenneth Murchison
> Principal Systems Software Engineer
> Carnegie Mellon University
>
>
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