Re: Properties, ETags and versions

Lisa Dusseault wrote:

> Versioning may want to address this issue separately.  Since changing
> dead properties creates a new version, I would assume the ETag would
> change.  A regular HTTP client doing a GET on such a VCR would see a new
> ETag even if the body has not changed.

...which is probably a Bad Thing, since ETags are used for cache
validation.  What's worse, a little extra complication for the people
editing the site or a lot of extra load for the servers as people read the

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Received on Wednesday, 7 February 2001 15:45:57 UTC