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Re: [XHR] Comments on the latest public working draft

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 09:25:42 +0200
Message-ID: <48294276.9000905@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Sergiu Dumitriu <sergiu.dumitriu@gmail.com>, public-webapi@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Mon, 12 May 2008 17:26:07 +0200, Julian Reschke 
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>>> - On the send algorithm, step 4 ("If stored method is GET act as if 
>>>> the data argument is null"), why only GET and not HEAD, also?
>>>  In order to subset HTTP as little as possible.
>> Well, *if* you subset it, please make it in a consistent way. If the 
>> subsetting applies to GET, it should also apply to HEAD.
> Would it stop with HEAD or would there be more methods to consider going 
> forward? If it's just HEAD I suppose we could add it, yes.

It would stop with HEAD, because HEAD and GET by definition should do 
the same thing (except for HEAD not returning the response body).

BR, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 13 May 2008 07:26:23 UTC

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