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Re: Proposal: i105 Classification for Allow header

From: Robert Siemer <Robert.Siemer-httpwg@backsla.sh>
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 05:37:59 +0100
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080303043759.GC1599@polar.elf12.net>

On Mon, Mar 03, 2008 at 01:07:42PM +1100, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> 
> <http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/105>
> 
> Proposal:
> 
> Change the classification of Allow to a response header, removing the  
> following text;
> 
>   The Allow header field MAY be provided with a PUT request to  
> recommend the methods to be supported by the new or modified resource.  
> The server is not required to support these methods and SHOULD include  
> an Allow header in the response giving the actual supported methods.

Removing or deprecating unused features that have no affect on 
interoperability is not on the charter.

But, yes, Allow should be a response (and request) header. Is has not 
much to do with the entity.


Greetings,
		Robert
Received on Monday, 3 March 2008 04:37:23 GMT

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