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Re: Is "GET" or "query" the operation?

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 11:01:16 +0100
Message-Id: <0dc4cbbdce346151bf595f6085f272ff@w3.org>
To: public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>

 > My question is, if an HTTP agent invokes GET on the query URI, and
 > receives a successful response as a result, what operation does it 
 > was successfully invoked, "GET", or "query"?

I don't think I understand the difference. Can you sketch a test case 
we could use to tell the difference?

 > FWIW, my preference would be that the answer be "GET" and that "query"
 > be described as purely informative, i.e. not part of any contract.

What would that look like in the spec?

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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