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RE: Is PUT atomic?

From: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 1997 16:07:08 -0800
Message-ID: <11352BDEEB92CF119F3F00805F14F48503F9F1EE@red-44-msg.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "'Jim Davis'" <jdavis@parc.xerox.com>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org, "Jim Gettys (E-mail)" <jg@w3.org>, "Roy T. Fielding (E-mail)" <fielding@ics.uci.edu>, "Larry Masinter (E-mail)" <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Hum.. well I found the phrase "HTTP/1.1 does not define how a PUT method
affects the state of an origin server."

So, if this issue is address in the 1.1 spec, I do not know where.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Jim Davis [SMTP:jdavis@parc.xerox.com]
> Sent:	Monday, October 27, 1997 2:17 PM
> To:	w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject:	Is PUT atomic?
> This is probably better asked to a different group than this one, but I
> hope someone knows the answer anyway: 
> Does HTTP say anything at all, one way or the other, about whether a PUT
> is
> atomic?  That is to ask, suppose two parties, A and B, each do a PUT on
> the
> same resource.  Does HTTP say whether afterwards, if party C does a GET,
> the result will either be what A sent, or B, but not some horrible
> conflation of both?
Received on Monday, 27 October 1997 19:10:48 UTC

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