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Re: <form method="GET|POST|PUT|DELETE" />

From: Alexander Graf <alexander.graf@deri.org>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 14:54:30 +0200
Message-Id: <383F9621-D381-4344-8607-91AEB4A34A47@deri.org>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
To: Alan Dean <alan.dean@gmail.com>


On 10.05.2007, at 14:38, Alan Dean wrote:
> I looked through the WHATWG document and could find no reference to
> this issue, so I assume that there is no proposal for change at
> present, see http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/
>
> Looking at the HTTP/1.1 specification, there is a core standard
> specifying PUT and DELETE as well, see
> http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec9.html
>
> ...
>
> Consideration might also be made of supporting OPTIONS as well (to
> facilitate RESTful service discovery).

Personally I'd prefer no exceptions to the methods, any method should
be allowed and valid (PUT GET OPTIONS DELETE POST HEAD TRACE
CONNECT).

- alexander graf
Received on Thursday, 10 May 2007 12:54:36 GMT

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