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Re: Methods unique token Re: Do we kill the "Host:" header in HTTP/2 ?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:41:06 +0100
Message-ID: <510BF022.50708@gmx.de>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@la-grange.net>
CC: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2013-02-01 17:14, Karl Dubost wrote:
>
> Le 1 févr. 2013 à 05:06, Poul-Henning Kamp a écrit :
>> We could even decide to encode the HTTP "GET" method simply as "G",
>> "POST" as "P" etc. while still leaving room in the protocol for
>> somebody to implement a custom "FOOBAR" method of their own.
>
> Almost. The issue is POST and PUT with P. Two letters could do the job.
> That said GET, POST and HEAD are massively used compared to the others, so maybe there's room to change PUT identifier as U, but that would confuse people and implementers.
>
> C CO CONNECT
> D DE DELETE
> G GE GET
> H HE HEAD
> O OP OPTIONS
> P PO POST
> P PU PUT
> T TR TRACE

We could also use "?" for GET and "!" for POST.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 1 February 2013 16:41:34 GMT

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