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Re: New issue: Need for an HTTP request method registry

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2007 17:59:38 +0200
Message-ID: <46B896EA.9010609@gmx.de>
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> On mån, 2007-08-06 at 17:28 -0700, James M Snell wrote:
>> I don't see what this would buy us.
> 
> - Coordination between HTTP extensions, and avoidance of duplicate work.

Yes.

> - An easier path for people to find the meaning of a method without
> everyone having to index the RFCs themselves.

Also, avoiding that people white-list HTTP methods and then forget some 
(yes, Microsoft & Opera, I'm talking to you! :-).

BTW, there's 
<http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/common-index.html#rfc.index.M>. But of 
course that's not a substitute for a proper registry.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 7 August 2007 16:00:02 GMT

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