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Re: httpbis -19 drafts

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 07:49:49 +0100
Message-ID: <4F603F8D.3070805@gmx.de>
To: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
CC: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 2012-03-13 11:02, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> On 13.03.2012 20:20, Willy Tarreau wrote:
>> Hi Julian,
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 07:53:37AM +0100, Julian Reschke wrote:
>>> Hi there,
>>>
>>> we just published the -19 drafts of Part 1 through 7 which reflect the
>>> progress we made since early January.
>>>
>>> Overviews are in the appendices:
>>>
>>>
>>> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-messaging-19.html#changes.since.18>
>>>
>>
>> Just noticed this after a quick glance over the diff :
>>
>> 3.1.1. Request Line
>> A server that receives a method longer than any that it implements
>> SHOULD respond with either a 404 (Not Allowed),
>>
>> => "Not Allowed" is 405, not 404.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Willy
>
>
> Sort of in line with this.
>
> Maybe I missed it but is there any limit to the length of request methods?

No. We also don't have limits for the length of the header field names.

Why is that a problem?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 14 March 2012 06:50:31 GMT

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