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

From: Scott Lawrence <scott@skrb.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 13:36:34 -0500
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>, Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>, WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>, CalDAV DevList <ietf-caldav@osafoundation.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 17:36 +0100, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
> So what do I do if a have a resource that accepts HTML form posts,
> SOAP 
> requests and ADDMEMBER-like semantics on the same URL?

Either:

- Implement it very very carefully.

or

- Change your server organization so that they use different URLs.

> > The only technical reason why a new method would be required in HTTP
> > is if the message semantics were different.  For example, POST is
> 
> Of course. That's why they are defined to be different from POST.

But that's just the point - from the perspective of HTTP, the proposed
ADDMEMBER is not fundamentally different from POST.
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