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Re: WebDav methods and idempotency

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2005 21:43:11 -0800
Message-Id: <7452d436c7b23cf4bd1e6945d57b645b@mnot.net>
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

Hmm, that seems to be revising the semantics of PUT to be 
non-idempotent; doesn't seem like a good idea...

On Feb 26, 2005, at 12:27 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> RFC3253 allows PUT and COPY (target resource) to be auto-versioned. 
> That is, everytime you PUT to a URI, you may be -- as a side effect -- 
> creating a new version (and the DeltaV live properties on the resource 
> will reflect this). Can we still consider this idempotent. RFC3253bis 
> should say something about this..

Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Monday, 7 March 2005 05:43:13 UTC

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