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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • The HTTP spec states that GET should be safe and should never assume that the client is asking for any side-effects. Use PUT or POST for those.

    • If I thought Safari was doing anything wrong I'd have been nastier about it. The point was that it's doing something that browsers haven't done in the past and that's going to cause a bit of head scratching until people realise that Safari goes off on little jaunts through your favourites when it feels like it. It's pretty common IME for people to assume that if they're on a private network they don't need to worry about using GET with side effects.

      Years ago I had a client who couldn't understand how pages