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Re: Follow-up about PUT and DELETE in form methods

From: Cameron Heavon-Jones <cmhjones@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 16:25:12 +0000
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Mirko Gustony <mirko.gustony@gmail.com>, thibault <thibault@miximum.fr>, public-html-comments@w3.org
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To: mike amundsen <mamund@yahoo.com>

On 13/12/2011, at 3:27 PM, mike amundsen wrote:

> following along my original approach of adding attributes to HTML.FORM
> that are converted to HTTP Headers[1], the HTML.FORM@prefer could be
> included, too.  This would mean servers need to decide how to deal w/
> this situation, too.
> 
> [1] http://amundsen.com/examples/put-delete-forms/#added-attributes
> 
> mca
> http://amundsen.com/blog/
> http://twitter.com@mamund
> http://mamund.com/foaf.rdf#me
> 

being able to specify http headers is of vital importance, IMO. this would alleviate many issues.

thanks,
cam


> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 10:24, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> On 2011-12-13 16:16, Cameron Heavon-Jones wrote:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 13/12/2011, at 3:09 PM, mike amundsen wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Based on repeated comments about what this issue of what the browser
>>>> user-agent *expects* as a return for PUT/DELETE, I wonder if things
>>>> would go better if the Prefer header proposal was included in all
>>>> this.
>>>> 
>>>> mca
>>>> http://amundsen.com/blog/
>>>> http://twitter.com@mamund
>>>> http://mamund.com/foaf.rdf#me
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> Personally i don't agree with "Prefer" header but i stated this
>>> previously, as it is optional i just choose not to use it.
>>> 
>>> If it satisfies concerns i have no problem referencing it as something
>>> people can use.
>> 
>> 
>> Well, to make this "work", we'd need to define a Preference token, and
>> mandate that the browser sends it.
>> 
>> Best regards, Julian
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