Using HTTP GET with HTTP-Enabled Location Delivery (HELD)

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Author Martin Thomson 
Last updated 2010-05-26
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This document describes how an HTTP GET request to an HTTP-Enabled Location Delivery (HELD) resource is handled by the server responsible for that resource. This ensures that requests generated by user agents that are unaware of the special status of a URI do not result in unhelpful responses and enables the use of HTTP GET for location configuration and dereference.


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