Re: draft-snell-http-prefer

No, the application of a preference does not alter the caching
characteristics of a method.

On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Ken Murchison <>wrote:

> Hello,
> Another ignorant question:  If an origin server honors the
> "return-representation" preference in a PUT request, does this alter the
> statement in HTTPbis Part 2 that PUT responses are not cacheable?
> In other words, is there a way to make the response suitable for a cache
> to use it to satisfy subsequent GET/HEAD requests, in the same way that
> POST responses can be?
> --
> Kenneth Murchison
> Principal Systems Software Engineer
> Carnegie Mellon University

Received on Friday, 12 October 2012 17:22:44 UTC