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Re: Extension HTTP methods

From: Hallvord R. M. Steen <hallvord@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2006 23:38:06 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, "Pete Kirkham" <mach.elf@gmail.com>, "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.taso1sa5a3v5gv@id-c0418.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 31 May 2006 18:59:54 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  

> first of all, I checked current implementations, using the verbs GET  
> (RFC2616), PROPFIND (RFC2518), REPORT (RFC3253) and FOOBAR (undefined).
> Group A:
> IE6 (MSXML): pass (all methods sent as-is)
> Firefox 1.5: pass
> Firefox 2.0 alpha (Bon Echo): pass
> Group B:
> IE7 beta2: passed PROPFIND, put rejects REPORT and FOOBAR with a runtime  
> exception

I have been told that this change in IE7 is very much deliberate and  
considered a security feature. We should standardise this.

Hallvord R. M. Steen
Core QA JavaScript tester, Opera Software
Opera - simply the best Internet experience
Received on Wednesday, 7 June 2006 21:35:47 UTC

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