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Re: #230: Considerations for registering new methods

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2010 17:44:08 +1100
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <AF277818-10AE-4932-9541-3DA746BEAF3C@mnot.net>
To: Eric J. Bowman <eric@bisonsystems.net>
Because that makes it a special case for parsers, and you'll have interop issues with existing implementations.


On 19/10/2010, at 5:39 PM, Eric J. Bowman wrote:

> Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> 
>> New methods MUST NOT prohibit a message-body on either the request or
>> the response message;
>> 
> 
> Why not?  I'm tinkering with a new method, for which a request message-
> body, even zero-length, makes no sense.
> 
> -Eric

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