W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > February 2010

Re: Zero-edits Counter Proposal for Issues 1 and 2 (Ping)

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 13:17:33 -0800
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <4E8C3C58-02D7-46F4-836D-3151F28515F0@apple.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Feb 17, 2010, at 7:41 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 17.02.2010 16:30, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>
>> ..
>> It's possible that we could define a new method for @ping, call it
>> PING.  It would still be "unsafe", that is, not idempotent, by
>> definition.  I'm not sure what possible benefits this could bring  
>> over
>> just using POST, though.
>> ...
>
> "safe" and "idempotent" are different things.

Aren't all "safe" methods also "idempotent" by definition?

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Wednesday, 17 February 2010 21:18:06 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Wednesday, 9 May 2012 00:17:02 GMT