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Re: Review of new HTTPbis text for 303 See Other

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2009 12:48:18 +0200
Message-ID: <4A55CAF2.6080606@gmx.de>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
CC: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org
Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> ...
> That's because you happen to be reading it differently than
> what I was thinking when I wrote it.  The sentence is a bit
> ambiguous if you don't pay attention to what the second "that"
> means.  If it is reordered to say
> 
>  A 303 response to a GET request indicates that the server does
>  not have a transferable representation of the requested resource
>  and is instead redirecting the client to some other resource
>  for further information.
> 
> then I think the objection is handled without watering down
> the purpose of using the status code on a GET.
> 
> ....Roy

Sounds good to me.

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 9 July 2009 10:49:01 GMT

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