Re: PATCH draft

Cyrus Daboo wrote:
> ...
> Another comment: this draft defines the new 209 status code, yet it does 
> not clearly explain under what circumstances a server would return the 
> resulting resource data in the PATCH response. Is that something the 
> server chooses to do unilaterally, or does the client get to ask the 
> server to return the result?
> Note that in CalDAV we have the situation now where pretty much every 
> PUT of a resource has to be followed by a GET because the server is 
> modifying the resource to account for scheduling actions that happen 
> synchronously. It would be nice if there were a way for a client to ask 
> the server to return the (now modified) resource in the PUT response 
> with a 209 status code.
> ...

I think what you're looking for is 
<>. This used to be 
in the PATCH I-D, but James moved it into a separate spec (which I think 
was a good idea in order to keep PATCH as simple as possible).

BR, Julian

Received on Friday, 30 January 2009 17:01:46 UTC