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Re: whenToUseGet-7: How to use GET

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 09:36:52 -0700
Message-ID: <3F688DA4.2090801@textuality.com>
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

Mark Baker wrote:

> 1) if the operation that a Web services client is trying to invoke
> is safe, then this operation should be tunneled through HTTP GET

Huh?  Tunneling?  Safe operations gain in value when they're 
addressable, so GET should be used.

> 2) if the operation that a Web services client is trying to invoke
> is safe, then the operation should in fact be GET *instead* of
> that other operation

What other operation?  Safe operations gain in value when they're 
addressable, so GET should be used.

-- 
Cheers, Tim Bray
         (ongoing fragmented essay: http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/)
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