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What is an idempotent request?

In computer science, an operation is idempotent if it can be performed multiple times without having a different result than the first time it was run.

For example, a POST HTTPS request that updates a counter in the database is not idempotent because it alters the state of the web application, while a GET request to the main web page is.

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