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Re: Proposed HTML ping attribute

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2008 13:07:59 +0100
Message-ID: <4791E81F.3090102@gmx.de>
To: www-tag@w3.org

Looking at <http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/2008/01/10-minutes#item03>:

> TBL: use of POST is coherent in that GET might be cached and not update a counter.

For the record: a GET (or a HEAD) request can be sent in a way 
(cache-control: no-cache) such that intermediaries are disallowed to 
return a cached response. So cacheability itself IMHO is not an argument 
in favor of POST.

BR, Julian
Received on Saturday, 19 January 2008 12:08:10 UTC

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