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Re: Proposal: i105 Classification for Allow header

From: Robert Siemer <Robert.Siemer-httpwg@backsla.sh>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 12:23:21 +0100
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080311112321.GA1684@polar.elf12.net>

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 03:36:37PM +1100, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> 
> I'm going to call this closed for now; if new information turns up, we  
> can reopen it.

I haven't seen a response to my comment: why is it important or valid
under the current charter to remove the possibility to use "Allow" in
a request?


Robert



> 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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