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RE: WhenToUseGet-7 comments

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: 17 Sep 2003 11:34:22 -0400
To: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Cc: 'Dan Connolly' <connolly@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1063812862.22953.2242.camel@seabright>

On Wed, 2003-09-17 at 11:22, David Orchard wrote:
> > > I am trying to understand what it means to make a POST
> > > operation safe.
> >
> > *mark*, not *make*. i.e. a POST operation might _be_
> > safe (e.g. markup validator with file upload), but in the current
> > HTTP protocol, the client has no way to know that it's
> > safe. It has to assume that POST operations are unsafe.
> >
> 
> Yup.  Unless there's a marker of some kind.

How would that be done in the current protocol?
[That was my original question.]

 _ Ian

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