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Re: ETags, next call, was: Notes on call from today ...

From: Cullen Jennings <fluffy@cisco.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2005 16:21:03 -0800
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>, Wilfredo Sánchez Vega <wsanchez@apple.com>, Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>, WebDav <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BFC4A56F.653C8%fluffy@cisco.com>

On 12/13/05 2:30 PM, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:

> Cullen Jennings wrote:
>> I have still been looking for an answer on a question I asked long ago on
>> this. If a client needs a strong ETag, and it gets a weak ETag, should the
>> client poll the server until it gets a strong ETag? This seems to be the
>> recommendation but no one seem to say "yes" or "no" to this?
> 
> The answer is "no", unless the client happens to know that it talks to a
> server that indeed upgrades the weak to a strong one later (which in
> general will not be the case).
> 
> Best regards, Julian

Ok - thanks - that helps me think about this. 
Received on Wednesday, 14 December 2005 00:21:11 GMT

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