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(wrong string) €™t explain what to do when method is GET

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 15:29:33 -0500
Message-ID: <e9dffd640712071229x2867e115i98c3d6c9722afbd2@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>, public-webapi@w3.org

On 12/7/07, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> >> Is it conforming for a UA to drop the body for GET requests?
> >
> > Not as far as I can tell.
> I'd like to request that this be changed, then.  Otherwise you're effectively
> requiring UAs to rewrite their HTTP layers to support entity-bodies with GET
> requests (or switch to using different HTTP libraries, etc).

If you're using a library which doesn't support entity bodies on GET,
then that can only be because it special cases GET when it shouldn't.
Sounds like a bug to me.

Mark Baker.  Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.         http://www.markbaker.ca
Coactus; Web-inspired integration strategies  http://www.coactus.com
Received on Friday, 7 December 2007 20:29:43 UTC

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