Re: Does the NY Times Paywall Misuse HTTP GET?

Noah Mendelsohn wrote:
> Every month the New York Times gives me 20 units of value to spend.
> They happen to be accesses to their published articles. Each time I
> do a GET to one of those articles, my account is decremented.

Gotcha -- NYT's holding the user-agent accountable for the side effects
of a safe method.  I hadn't thought of it like that.  I've only hit the
wall once and it was late on the last day of a month, so I didn't stop
to ponder.


Received on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 06:20:11 UTC