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Re: [widgets] ETags and Automatic updates

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 17:57:14 +1000
Message-ID: <b21a10670807020057h2d6b37fai390bb264f5b861f9@mail.gmail.com>
To: "mike amundsen" <mca@amundsen.com>
Cc: "Web Applications Working Group WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>

On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 5:48 PM, mike amundsen <mca@amundsen.com> wrote:
> While "ETag" is the name of an HTTP Header, the _contents_ of the ETag
> has nothing to do with HTTP.

Yep, I am aware of that.

> No matter the delivery format, a hash value that represents the widget
> can be supplied. It can be done as an HTTP Header, as an attribute in
> the XML that represents the widget (as in your example), Or as some
> other element delivered in the package itself.

I'm sure it could be done. But how can this be done easily with Apache or IIS?

Marcos Caceres
Received on Wednesday, 2 July 2008 07:57:50 UTC

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