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

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 12:53:32 -0700
Message-Id: <0FFD2C16-0744-486E-8AF3-113EA49D9E0F@yahoo-inc.com>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>


On 2006/04/21, at 11:13 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>
>> 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.

Ah, that changes things, then.

How about
   1) always uppercase anything matching (case-insensitive) GET POST  
PUT DELETE
   2) everything else gets sent as-is

(this was one of the options already mentioned, no?)

Cheers,

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Mark Nottingham
mnot@yahoo-inc.com
Received on Friday, 21 April 2006 19:54:08 GMT

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