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Re: Issue 133, and permitting no body

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 14:39:11 +0100 (MET)
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
cc: "John J. Barton" <John_Barton@hpl.hp.com>, <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>, "'Mark Nottingham'" <mnot@mnot.net>, Williams Stuart <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0202061437250.13968-100000@tarantula.inria.fr>
On Tue, 5 Feb 2002, Mark Baker wrote:

> > That's why the Web didn't buy PUT.  By that I mean we did a big experiment
> > and the results are in: POST wins by a landslide.
>
> POST got deployed because it can do things that PUT can't do.  You can't
> buy books or DVDs with PUT.

Not that PUT also has trouble with generated content, but most of the
pages of the XMLP-WG are edited using PUT. Of course the generated content
problem is not linked to the semantic of PUT but to the lack of tools to
regenerate the dynamic page out of the static one sent.

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Yves Lafon - W3C
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