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

From: Philip Taylor (Webmaster) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 17:56:37 +0000
Message-ID: <473893D5.4080404@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Jon Barnett <jonbarnett@gmail.com>
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Jon Barnett wrote:

> Browsers generally display a warning letting them know that this
> request contained POST data and it may not be safe to repeat the
> request because that data would be re-posted (credit card numbers and
> all).

It's not (I believe) the fact that the CC numbers are
re-transmitted; rather, it is that a second order may
be inadvertently placed for identical goods or services.

Received on Monday, 12 November 2007 17:57:15 UTC

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