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Put - idempotent or not?

 
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In book, PN 114 it is mentioned that PUT is idempotent according to HTTP 1.1 spec.
But if you check HttpServlet API (J2EE 1.4), then it is clearly mentioned that doPut() method does not need to be safe or idempotent.

So, In exam what we have to write? idempotent or not?

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Post is not idempotent.
 
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He is asking about PUT
 
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Sorry abt reading the question incorrectly before.

I would mark PUT as not idempotent. Since the API docs say so.

Regards.
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