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POST Once Exactly (POE)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Author Mark Nottingham
Last updated 2005-03-21
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This specification describes a pattern of use that allows HTTP clients to automatically retry POST requests in a manner that assures no unintended side effects will take place, and defines mechanisms to allow implementations to automatically determine when such patterns are supported.


Mark Nottingham

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