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Re: whenToUseGet-7 counter-proposal

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 00:11:54 -0400
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020424001154.D20289@www.markbaker.ca>
On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 08:30:52PM -0700, Tim Bray wrote:
> I'm pretty much in agreement with all of Larry's points.  I still think 
> that safe actions SHOULD use GET unless there are good reasons not to; 
> but I think that follows naturally. -Tim

I agree with your observation Tim, but I'd prefer to see SHOULD-style
language in there explicitly, rather than risk having people interpret
it as MAY text.  Architectural constraints should never be MAY.

Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com
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