Ian Bicking: the old part of his blog

Re: Breaking the Web We Have

" Sure, GET shouldn't have side effects, but Simon Willison correctly notes that "shouldn't" doesn't mean "can't", and so it's entirely reasonable and legal to do so. "

SHOULD means it's legal, but will probably cause interop problems. This is a textbook case of not knowing when it's OK to ignore a SHOULD.

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