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Re: Alternative to 303 response: Description-ID: header

From: Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2007 01:56:51 +0000
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Cc: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@miscoranda.com>, David Booth <dbooth@hp.com>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1196819811.368.12.camel@iand-laptop>

On Tue, 2007-12-04 at 19:53 -0500, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
> I did wonder about the following:  in the case when the URI is not of  
> document, when currently we use 303,
> then the  server can return a document *about* it with  an extra  
> header to explain to the browser
> that it is actually giving you a description of it not the content of  
> it.  (Pick a header name)

Strange synchronicity... I posted the same idea a few minutes ago to my


I called my header "resource-description"

Received on Wednesday, 5 December 2007 01:59:19 UTC

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