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Re: XMLHttpRequest: Why list HTTP method names

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 15:42:18 +0200
Message-ID: <452CF4BA.8020202@gmx.de>
To: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Subbu Allamaraju <subbu.allamaraju@gmail.com>

Anne van Kesteren schrieb:
> On Tue, 10 Oct 2006 00:52:50 +0200, Subbu Allamaraju 
> <subbu.allamaraju@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I find a bit odd for the XMLHttpRequest draft to require all 
>> implementations to support the listed method names. In particular,
>> what the motivation for the conformance statement -
>> [...]
> In recent editor drafts this has been changed to GET, POST, PUT, DELETE 
> and HEAD. All others should be supported, but are not explicitly listed.

I'd like to add that one of the reasons for talking about this at all is 
to *prevent* people from only supporting GET/HEAD/POST .-)
Received on Wednesday, 11 October 2006 13:42:55 GMT

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