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Re: PATCH, Expect, Prefer, etc

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2007 19:55:59 +0200
Message-ID: <46B760AF.6090004@gmx.de>
To: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
CC: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

James M Snell wrote:
> I suppose the proxy *could* issue a subsequent GET, it would just be
> impossible to ensure that the result is accurate.  E.g. the resource
> might be modified between the initial response and the subsequent GET,
> which somewhat defeats the purpose of the 209 response (at least when
> used with PATCH).  I'm not sure we'd want to encourage this behavior at
> all, even in highly controlled environments.
 > ...

That could be handled using "If-Match", right?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 6 August 2007 17:56:24 UTC

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