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Lachlan Hunt lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Tue Oct 25 21:30:21 PDT 2005

S. Mike Dierken wrote:
>> I'm not sure where this idea has come from that sending POSTs 
>> is inherently unsafe (which, by the way, no-one has offered a 
>> good explanation for yet).
> POST requests are unsafe because the intent is to modify the data identified
> by the resource - data modification is tagged as being 'unsafe'.

I think your confusing this with the fact that using GET requests for 
data modification is unsafe, and seem to be saying that POST is unsafe 
when used as intended!?

Lachlan Hunt

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