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Paul Prescod scripsit:
> By the way, if you are concerned about developing conventions for using
> HTTP in manners it has not been used, then how do you feel about
> SOAP-over-HTTP wherein people knowingly and consciously do things that
> violate the SOAP model such as using POST for idempotent queries and
> "success" result codes for failures?
I don't believe there's any problem with using POST for idempotent
queries, only in using GET for non-idempotent ones. As for success
and failure, that's a matter of level. When my application returns
a "search failed" message to the client, the HTTP code is 200.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
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