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

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2007 09:40:34 -0700
Message-ID: <46B8A082.7010007@gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Heh.. I guess I'd just as soon read the RFC's :-) ... but I understand
your point.

- James

Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
> 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 16:40:41 GMT

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