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Re: Users with different access rights in HTTP Authentication

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2009 14:52:49 +0200
Message-ID: <49DC9E21.3050403@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Martin Atkins <mart@degeneration.co.uk>
Mark Nottingham wrote:
> Is this just a matter of s/allowed/supported/ in the definition of 405?

Yes.

That would make the definition of 405 consistent with the definition of 
the Allow header, which currently says:

"The response-header field "Allow" lists the set of methods advertised 
as supported by the resource identified by the request-target. The 
purpose of this field is strictly to inform the recipient of valid 
methods associated with the resource. An Allow header field MUST be 
present in a 405 (Method Not Allowed) response." -- 
<http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-06.html#rfc.section.9.1>

That would still leave the reason phrase and the *name* of the "Allow" 
header confusing, but we'll probably have to live with that.

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 8 April 2009 12:53:36 GMT

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