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Re: server applying PUT to a resource other than the request-URI

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 22:12:05 +0200
Message-ID: <48FCE615.8070803@gmx.de>
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> Sorry. A bit tired. Didn't notice the change to POST.
> Switching to POST isn't good either.
> I'll second Brians response here.

Which part?

> Additionally allowing for PUT to create a new resoure-URI completely
> different from the request-URI would make sense, but needs to be
> negotiated by a request header indicating that the client accepts this.

Well, I proposed a new method for this in 2005, and the answer to that 
was: just use POST. And that is what AtomPub has done.

So is this suddenly the wrong advice?

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 20 October 2008 20:12:50 UTC

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