REST Questions

Mark Baker distobj@acm.org
Fri, 24 Aug 2001 15:36:35 -0400 (EDT)


> But SMTP means I can send a message to be queued and processed
> remotely, with no response from the server, and no time-out. How would
> that be replicated in http?

That's what an HTTP 200 response means; "successfully received, understood,
and accepted".  Or, that the response was accepted as a subordinate of the
Request-URI.  Queue semantics are a special case of this behaviour.

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