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RE: HTTbis spec size, was: Rechartering HTTPbis

From: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 19:53:08 +0800
To: "'Poul-Henning Kamp'" <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Cc: "'HTTP Working Group'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00dc01ccddb3$69f96be0$3dec43a0$@lanthaler@gmx.net>
> >See above. It would be only about transport we wouldn't have things
> like
> >DELETE, PATCH, nor status codes like 307.
> Those are all things being transported, just like GET, PUT and 200
> are and they are no different from a transport point of view, should
> not be treated any different from a transport point of view, and
> their interpretation and semantics should be standardized separately
> from the transport, just like GET, PUT and 200.

Sorry to ask a (probably stupid) question in this context. Isn't HTTP
supposed to be an application protocol? Wasn't one main problems with SOAP
that it abused HTTP as a transport protocol?

Markus Lanthaler
Received on Saturday, 28 January 2012 11:53:47 UTC

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