Re: On pipelining -Reply

Miles Sabin wrote:
> Daniel Hellerstein wrote,
> > server side includes in GETs of html documents might cause
> > changes in  "state" variables.).
> That's not allowed. GET is idempotent which implies it must
> be stateless.
> You should be using POST for that sort of thing.

 SHOULD (in the rfc2119 sense) is unfortunately the operative
word here. GET's idempotence is a SHOULD, not a MUST. Reference
rfc2616, section 9.1.1. 


Received on Friday, 21 January 2000 09:35:00 UTC