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Re: Patch options -- summary of recent conversations

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 09:37:33 +0200
Message-ID: <46C00A3D.4000002@gmx.de>
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> On sön, 2007-08-12 at 21:02 +0200, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
>> With the amount of OPTIONS requests sent out today by WebDAV clients, 
>> I'd really be surprised if there are important pieces of software left 
>> that cause side effects upon OPTIONS.
> 
> There is pleny, but also very unlikely WebDAV or PATCH would be used on
> such resources.

WebDAV clients routinely use OPTIONS to detect whether they *can* use 
WebDAV on a resource. Think Microsoft Office (and don't tell me that's 
not widely used :-).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 13 August 2007 07:37:47 GMT

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