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Re: OPTIONS and TRACE vis a vis CGI applications

From: <rlgray@raleigh.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 1998 11:11:36 EST
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** Reply to note from Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com> Thu, 12 Mar 98 12:04:04 PST

Currently we pass neither OPTIONS nor TRACE to the CGI, though we do
allow configuration of plug-ins to override any method.

I think the compelling argument here is that you cannont guarantee that
the CGI will not cause side-effects.

Richard L. Gray
will code for chocolate
Received on Friday, 13 March 1998 08:13:26 UTC

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