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From Tim Bannister <is...@jellybaby.net>
Subject Re: If/If-Match don't work for COPY
Date Tue, 26 Feb 2013 17:15:48 GMT
On 25 Feb 2013, at 21:56, Reindl Harald wrote:
Am 25.02.2013 22:47, schrieb Timothy Wood:
>> Sending a If or If-Match header with an invalid ETag doesn't result in a 412 Precondition
Failed
> 
> why in the world should it?
…
> why would you response with a 412?

Maybe if you want to create a copy but only if you haven't lost an update? ETags are used
to avoid lost updates; checking that cached data are fresh is just a common special case.

-- 
Tim Bannister – isoma@jellybaby.net


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