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Re: 409 status code

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:37:03 -0700
Cc: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, public-tracking@w3.org, Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>
Message-id: <36CC1A5B-98CB-45BB-963E-8D3395346118@apple.com>
To: Mike O'Neill <michael.oneill@baycloud.com>

On Mar 26, 2014, at 10:16 , Mike O'Neill <michael.oneill@baycloud.com> wrote:

> Thought of an interoperability problem with the 409. If script on a page (accessed with DNT set) does a PUT update against an Azure storage blob (assuming it supports CORS), a 409 SC might be taken by the UA or add-on as a third-party rejection of DNT.
> Mike

well, I think you have to understand the 409 in context.  In a put without a DNT header, it probably doesn’t relate to DNT.  In a GET that doesn’t involve Azure, it probably doesn’t relate to Azure.

Would one include a DNT header in methods other than GET?  Are we clear about for which HTTP methods DNT is appropriately signalled?
David Singer
Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 17:37:31 UTC

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