HEAD Requests with last-update

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I think it would be handy and reduce traffic to include <updated-at> date as an HTTP "last-updated" header as well as in the XML. I am writing a syncing app and I already do a HEAD request to see if the product exists, it would be nice to receive the last-updated date at the same time. As it is now there is no point doing a HEAD request because I need to do a GET anyway just to get the update date. cheers
Shopify Partner
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The API supports ETags, so if the HTTP library you are using supports that you should be in good shape – a 304 response code means there have been no changes.

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