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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.

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