Re: Fwd: Expiration impending: <draft-nottingham-http-patch-status-00.txt>

In message <>, Mark Nottingham wri

>Just curious, what do people think about this? 

>What do people think? Not asking if we should adopt it, just whether I 
>should rev the draft.

I see and recognize the potential bandwidth savings, but quite frankly
the very idea scares me from a consistency point of view.

At the very least, if we do this, some kind of integrity check (ie:
a MD5 checksum or similar) should be included in the scheme, so
that the client can check that the patch operation gave the right

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Received on Thursday, 11 September 2014 14:16:38 UTC