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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 20:13:13 +0200
To: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.s8da7kpw64w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 21 Apr 2006 18:33:57 +0200, Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>  
wrote:
> The specs last a *lot* longer than the current versions of Mozilla,  
> Safari and IE.

Sure, so does content.


> There's a place for making sure you have a path from the current  
> implementations to the new standard, but this isn't it. Specifying this  
> behaviour well isn't going to cost anything; some implementations won't  
> be conformant for a little while, but fixing them won't break any  
> existing applications.

Actually, that's not true. prototype.js for example does it wrong and so  
do several other libraries  
http://annevankesteren.nl/2006/04/http-method#comment-5263 apparently.


> Besides which, each of those implementations does a different thing; how  
> do you accurately represent that?

All implementations do it for GET and POST consistent at least (and  
probably all other implemented methods). And that's what most content is  
using...


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
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