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proposal for issue 6533 (Transfer: Safeness of operations)

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2009 08:32:16 -0500 (EST)
To: public-ws-resource-access@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0903030824290.23599@ubzre.j3.bet>
The proposal is as follows,
1/ add a paragraph to explain what 'safe' and 'idempotent' means, and the 
impact on operations (like being able to redo a request when there is a 
failure at the underlying protocol level, or using a timeout when that 
information is not available, like UDP packets).

The text might reference http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2616#section-9.1
directly or even
or we can come up with our own definitions if needed (that is the main 
point of discussion I guess).

2/ for each resource operation, add a small table with the 
safeness and idempotent properties (and this table would also act as a 
short summary for each paragrahp, so include the values of 
/s:Envelope/s:Header/wsa:Action, for example).

[1] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=6533

Baroula que barouleras, au tiéu toujou t'entourneras.

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