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HFSJ Page No 114 & 116

 
Sagar kanchi
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POST is considered idempotent by the HTTP1.1 spec (Page 114 at the bottom of the page).
POST is not idempotent (Page 116).
Which one is TRUE?
As far as I know POST is not idempotent. Correct me if am wrong.
 
Hanuma Deepak Muvvala
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I think Post is not Idempotent it will defnitely change the data.
 
Mark Garland
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Check the errata on this one, its registered as a mistake.

POST is not idempotent.
Think 'POST', think 'update' - you're changing things on the server, so definitely NOT idempotent.
 
khushhal yadav
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POST is not idempotent..

On page 115 (diagramatically) and page 116, they have clearly
stated it as a Header line..
Check that out..

Except POST, all other methods are idempotent..
 
Sagar kanchi
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Folks, thnx 4 the replies.
Yes, POST is NOT idempotent. Remaining all are Idempotent.

Sagar
 
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Sagar,

Take a look at this @ point 1 http://faq.javaranch.com/view?ScwcdHints
 
Sagar kanchi
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Thnx a lot. I got it n fixed it in my mind that POST is the only non-idempotent method of all HTTP methods. Thnx again.
 
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