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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2007 09:02:29 +0100
Message-ID: <4732C295.5070903@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Adam van den Hoven <adam.vandenhoven@gmail.com>, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, HTML WG List <public-html@w3.org>

Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> I agree that a new method would be better. I'm not sure it is a feasible 
> solution, though, given the high cost (in terms of spec development and 
> server development and deployment) of a new method. We can't just invent a 
> new method; not withstanding that we'd get quickly stoned, we'd also not 
> soon be able to implement it server side (e.g. in Apache).
> ...

I'm not going to say that a new method is needed (a I still think GET is 
fine). But I also think that you're overestimating the cost of 
introducing new methods. For this purpose, analyzing the log file would 
be completely sufficient, right?

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 8 November 2007 08:02:50 UTC

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