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Re: XMLHttpRequest: Why list HTTP method names

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 22:58:56 -0400
Message-ID: <c70bc85d0610171958t6301bc8fkafa3903034255aca@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "Robin Berjon" <robin.berjon@expway.fr>, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>


On 10/17/06, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
> A minimal set should definitely be stated, otherwise the API spec
> doesn't guarantee enough to do anything useful and code will
> inevitably depend on implementation conventions. An implementation
> that did not support, say, "GET" or "POST" but only did "HEAD" would
> be useless.

Of course.  But you don't need a spec to tell you that.

Received on Wednesday, 18 October 2006 02:58:59 UTC

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