> Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
>> If however the function has side-effects [...]
>> [...] and you put
>> one in your hotlist. And every day your client refreshes
>> cached copies of everything in your hotlist...
>> POST is appropriate here.
> The notion of client refreshes of hotlist items is worrisome wrt POST.
You should not have POST items in a hotlist. How could you put them in?
> Can POST really be cached or added to a hotlist correctly?
No. That is the point. Things which should not be in a hotlist use a method
other than GET, so they can't be put in a hot list. That is, I believe, what
TimBL was saying.