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Re: Issue: request bodies

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2006 00:59:53 +0200
Message-ID: <444963E9.7090804@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>
CC: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> 
> [ from the big comment e-mail; raising as a separate issue, as requested ]
> 
> The current draft says that:
> "If the method is POST or PUT, then the data passed to the send() method 
> must be used for the entity body."
> 
> This doesn't account for other request methods that may have a request 
> body, e.g., PROPPATCH.  Suggested text:
> 
> "Any data passed to the send() method MUST be used in the entity body. 
> If data is passed to send() when it is known to be incorrect (e.g., in 
> GET, HEAD, and DELETE requests), implementations MUST raise an error."

Hm. Why would it be illegal (from a protocol point of view) to have 
request bodies in GET, HEAD or DELETE?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 21 April 2006 23:01:55 GMT

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