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Re: Proposal: i105 Classification for Allow header

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2008 09:20:31 +0100
Message-ID: <47CBB4CF.7060904@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

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.
> 
> (or moving to an appendix and marking as deprecated behaviour)

+1, unless examples of it being used turn up.

If we remove it, I think mentioning it in the Changes section would be 
sufficient.

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 3 March 2008 08:20:55 GMT

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