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Re: Proposal: i105 Classification for Allow header

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 15:36:37 +1100
Message-Id: <2D8B7E18-4AA5-486C-954C-730C5DCB9946@mnot.net>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

I'm going to call this closed for now; if new information turns up, we  
can reopen it.

On 03/03/2008, at 7:20 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> 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

Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
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