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Re: Is 303 really necessary - demo

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2010 15:42:02 +0000
Message-ID: <4CD425CA.3030002@webr3.org>
To: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
CC: Ian Davis <me@iandavis.com>, public-lod@w3.org
David Wood wrote:
> On Nov 5, 2010, at 08:37, Nathan 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.
>>
> 
> Agreed.  That's my problem with this approach.

Sadly your proposed 210 still has it, the true problem isn't a status 
code thing, it's an "if I can GET it, it's a document", hence the 
earlier outlined problems with 303 as it stands, still the same problem.

Best,

Nathan
Received on Friday, 5 November 2010 15:43:20 UTC

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