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Re: [Ietf-caldav] [Fwd: draft-reschke-http-addmember-00]

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2005 22:46:55 -0500
To: Scott Lawrence <scott@skrb.org>
Cc: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, CalDAV DevList <ietf-caldav@osafoundation.org>
Message-ID: <20050222034655.GC4504@markbaker.ca>

Scott,

On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 09:56:29PM -0500, Scott Lawrence wrote:
> You already have what you need in POST -
> defining a new method does not add any new capability

Let me ask this; why do we have PUT when a valid effect of a POST
could also be to set the state of a resource?

IMO, it's because there are advantages to having messages which reflect
the expectations of their sender.

Mark.
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