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

From: Helge Hess <helge.hess@opengroupware.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 00:12:02 +0200
Message-Id: <911DF054-E087-44B6-A2CD-F62DAF826B6F@opengroupware.org>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

On 20.10.2008, at 22:40, Brian Smith wrote:
>> Proposal 1 IMHO breaks the PUT semantics (that's why I started this
>> thread).
> Proposal 1 was: "Simply do allow that use case. WebDAV clients  
> already expect the server to create the resources at the URI they  
> are given. This is a pretty fundamental part of WebDAV; an extension  
> of WebDAV that didn't support it isn't an extension at all."
> In other words, just let the client pick the URI like we always have  
> in WebDAV, and don't attempt to support servers that do not want to  
> let the client pick the URI. There is nothing that breaks PUT's  
> semantics there.


I actually prefer that over adding some custom POST to CardDAV / xyz.

Helge Hess
Received on Monday, 20 October 2008 22:12:38 UTC

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