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

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 17:42:39 -0400
Message-ID: <c70bc85d0604201442x7fc4affat1ae03787e80370ec@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

I agree.

I'm not aware of any HTTP extension methods which use a lower case
character, so why not make "method" case-insensitive, but prescribe
that it be converted to upper case in the HTTP message?

Mark.

On 4/18/06, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, 11 Apr 2006 23:54:43 +0200, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
> wrote:
> > * Web APIs Issue Tracker wrote:
> >> ISSUE-75: Is method case-sensitive?
> >
> > We resolved that yes, the parameter is case-sensitive. This implies that
> > scripts like those in the draft are essentially incorrect since there is
> > no 'get' method yet. I think we should have a very visible warning for
> > this in the draft then.
>
> So what testcases were being used? I understand that this is what HTTP
> says but if implementations are different (for XMLHttpRequest at least) we
> should have some reasons and arguments for making it case-sensitive. I'd
> like this issue to be reopened because there's not sufficient information
> on how the group reached consensus on it. (I read the minutes.)
>
>
> --
> Anne van Kesteren
> <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
> <http://www.opera.com/>
>
>
>


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Mark Baker.  Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.       http://www.markbaker.ca
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