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Re: Feedback on the ping="" attribute (ISSUE-1)

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2007 00:36:32 -0500
Message-ID: <e9dffd640711062136y3ee269f0u54018261e2cd243b@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "HTML WG List" <public-html@w3.org>

On 11/7/07, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> Can we agree that for ping a series of identical messages is NOT in fact the
> same as just one?  And that therefore ping is not idempotent?

Hmm, no.  I agree that the server won't behave idempotently, but the
ping messages themselves have to be idempotent and safe because they
came to be as a result of a user clicking a link.

Mark Baker.  Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.         http://www.markbaker.ca
Coactus; Web-inspired integration strategies  http://www.coactus.com
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