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Comment: Re:Landing Pad (Score 1) 69

by cheater512 (#49034353) Attached to: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches, Rocket Recovery Attempt Scrapped

The difference is you know a launching rocket is definitely going to be at the launch pad.

If a landing rocket say misses by 10km whilst coming down, it is going to make a big mess.
A launching rocket could perhaps launch and then veer off back towards the ground but it is less likely to occur and can be killed a lot faster.

Comment: Re:1/2 requests,2x throughput, stop POST-Redirect- (Score 0) 88

Yep that sounds correct. That is the entire point of GET and POST being different.
GET retrieves data, never alters it. POST alters data, never retrieves it.

This is kinda HTTP 101. You might disagree, but then you'd be doing it wrong.
You are using a perfectly good axe as a door stop then whining that your teaspoon isn't cutting down trees properly.

Comment: Re:1/2 requests,2x throughput, stop POST-Redirect- (Score 1) 88

Erm, but in that instance POSTing then doing a GET makes sense.

The POST creates the new user.
The GET retrieves the information for user 3813812.

How are those two things the same? That is exactly how it is supposed to be done.
If your server can't handle that 'additonal' load very well, then I've got a 486 upgrade I'll donate for free.

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