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Re: [p2-semantics] Method Definitions - PATCH?

From: Ray Polk <raypolk@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 13:01:49 -0700
Message-ID: <CABqtACaNadn3Pkn7jt4PAxyka-xgBsEd4_8FNj2qii7T6HrTWA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
My question is:  should/does the HTTP spec absorb the most widely accepted
of these separately defined methods?

put another way:  should this group anoint the most widely used of the
methods from that registry as first class HTTP methods?

It seems like such a thing would help with adoption.

On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 12:53 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>wrote:

> On 2012-01-19 20:40, Ray Polk wrote:
>
>> Last noob question of the day:
>>
>> PATCH (http://tools.ietf.org/html/**rfc5789<http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5789>)
>> isn't listed as a spec
>> defined method.  What's the practice when it comes to additive RFCs like
>> PATCH?
>>
>> Thanks for your patience,
>> Ray
>>
>
> I'm not sure I understand the question.
>
> New methods can be defined in separate specs, and have been.
>
> The only new thing is that we now have a registry for them.
>
> Best regards, Julian
>
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