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Re: FYI: I-D ACTION:draft-dusseault-http-patch-02.txt

From: Scott Lawrence <scott@skrb.org>
Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2004 13:44:40 -0400
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
Cc: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1089395079.4070.42.camel@sipx.local>

On Fri, 2004-07-09 at 13:24, Lisa Dusseault wrote:
> That could be reasonable for as-yet-undefined patch formats, but I'd 
> like at least one patch format to work "out-of-the-box" with the PATCH 
> proposal -- a single generic patch format that doesn't need an 
> additional specification in order to know how to use it.  If that's 
> gdiff (my current thought), then the spec would have to say what the 
> server should do when receiving a PATCH request with a gdiff body to an 
> unmapped URL.  

Iff you feel that needs to be said, then I think that how to handle
non-existent resources is properly part of the MIME type registration of
the gdiff format, not part of the description of the PATCH method.

Scott Lawrence
Received on Friday, 9 July 2004 13:49:13 UTC

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