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Re: whenToUseGet-7: How to use GET

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 13:07:33 -0400
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030917130733.H15635@www.markbaker.ca>

On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 12:36:52PM -0400, Tim Bray wrote:
> > 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?

"getStockQuote", for example.

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

I'd say it's that *objects* gain in value when they're addressable,
and more so when they implement the GET operation.

Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
Received on Wednesday, 17 September 2003 13:03:52 GMT

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