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Re: concepts doc: 404s aren't meaningful?

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 14:09:48 +0000
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To: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org


I take your point.

I think this is set to be reworked in the handling of issue pfps-14.  Are 
you happy that I attach your comment to my notes for dealing with that issue?


At 09:06 AM 2/14/03 -0600, Aaron Swartz wrote:

>The concepts doc says:
>>Issuing an HTTP GET request and obtaining data with a "200 OK" response 
>>code is a technical indication that the received data was published at 
>>the request URI; but data received with a "404 Not found" response cannot 
>>be considered to be similarly published information.
>First, the f in Found should probably be capitalized. More importantly 
>though, I don't think that last bit is correct. Most people consider 404 
>error pages to be published. For example, I think the author of:
>would considered it a published document.
>Aaron Swartz [http://www.aaronsw.com/]

Graham Klyne
Received on Tuesday, 25 February 2003 12:19:58 UTC

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