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Re: What would break, a question for implementors? (was Re: Is 303 really necessary?)

From: Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2010 15:06:19 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=DkcLT8FL71O3dzSvT157CSVU=OT_fewU+tnx5@mail.gmail.com>
To: nathan@webr3.org
Cc: bill.roberts@planet.nl, public-lod@w3.org, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:
> However, if you use 303's the then first GET redirects there, then you store
> the ontology against the redirected-to URI, you still have to do 40+ GETs
> but each one is fast with no response-body (ontology sent down the wire)
> then the next request for the 303'd to URI comes right out of the cache.
> It's still 40+ requests unless you code around it in some way, but it's
> better than 40+ requests and 40+ copies of the single ontology.

But in practice, don't you look in your cache first? If you already
have a label for foaf:knows because you looked up foaf:mbox a few
seconds ago why would you issue another request?

Ian
Received on Friday, 5 November 2010 15:06:52 UTC

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