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Re: ISSUE-75: Is method case-sensitive?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 18:46:56 +0200
Message-ID: <44466980.2040005@gmx.de>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
CC: Gorm Haug Eriksen <gormer@opera.com>, Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>, hallvord@opera.com

Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> 
> Gorm Haug Eriksen wrote:
>> Hallvord tooled me that this only applies to the unknown methods.
> 
> For Firefox it's a little more complicated, actually.  Methods are 
> essentially case-insensitive.  But there's only a small list of methods 
> built in.  So when you use a new method, it's added to that list with 
> whatever case you used.
> 
> Try something like sending "foo" followed by "FOO".  The server will 
> receive "foo" twice, if I read the code aright.  Changing the order will 
> change what the server gets.

Bizarre.

Why not just leave the value alone?
Received on Wednesday, 19 April 2006 16:49:13 GMT

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