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Re: Using OPTIONS for optional feature discovery -- advice

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 09:04:52 +0200
Message-ID: <408E0614.6020408@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP working group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> 
> Just curious - does anyone know of OPTIONS being used "in the wild" at all?
> 
> If so, how?

OPTIONS is used quite heavily by WebDAV clients for feature discovery. 
They usually use both the Allow header and the DAV-specific "Dav" header 
(<http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc2518.html#HEADER_DAV>).

Julian

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