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Re: Is 303 really necessary - demo

From: Mike Kelly <mike@mykanjo.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2010 13:33:08 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTimGbmRV9YUEsO5NPCqNB4QTbkndUCv+iWMfuTQP@mail.gmail.com>
To: nathan@webr3.org
Cc: Ian Davis <me@iandavis.com>, public-lod@w3.org
On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 12:37 PM, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:
> Ian Davis wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> To aid discussion I create a small demo of the idea put forth in my
>> blog post http://iand.posterous.com/is-303-really-necessary
>>
>> Here is the URI of a toucan:
>>
>> http://iandavis.com/2010/303/toucan
>
> Ian, where's the demo of /toucan#frag so everybody can see that you can use
> 200 OK *and* keep the graph clean? will you give it fair air time in the
> (non-)debate? will you show us a comparison of the two and benefits of each?
>
>> does this break the web  and if so, how?
>
> Of course it doesn't break the web, anybody who says that being HTTP
> friendly breaks the web is clearly wrong.
>
> Wrong question, correct question is "if I 200 OK will people think this is a
> document", to which the answer is yes. You're toucan is a :Document.
>

That assertion would be wrong if the response contained a
Content-Location header pointing to the specific document resource.

Cheers,
Mike
Received on Friday, 5 November 2010 13:33:43 UTC

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