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Re: Managing multiple authorities, resources and representations

From: Henrik Nordström <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2010 23:54:49 +0200
To: nathan@webr3.org
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1276466089.8606.1.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
sön 2010-06-13 klockan 22:49 +0100 skrev Nathan:

> >> 9: Can one use PUT on a request URI which responds with multiple 
> >> representations (for instance different serializations of the same data) 
> >> where the Content-Location is always the same as the request URI?

> In the above scenario, the server supports generating the alternative 
> versions for content negotiation - does this come under the banner of 
> 'implementation specific' and thus allowed, or does it indicate that 
> resource is a process that accepts data, and thus POST would have to be 
> used rather than PUT. ?

Allowed. Implementation specific.

What is not allowed is that the PUT only replaces some representations
of the URI subject to some sever side negotiation.

Regards
Henrik
Received on Sunday, 13 June 2010 21:55:21 GMT

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