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Re: XMLHttpRequest: Why list HTTP method names

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2006 09:29:32 +0200
To: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.thlwfir664w2qv@id-c0020.wanadoo.nl>

On Wed, 18 Oct 2006 04:35:41 +0200, 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. It  
> is simply a question of what the minimum set should be. I think GET,  
> POST, PUT, DELETE and HEAD is a reasonable choice.

Then we agree, good! (That's what's in the editor's draft now.)


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Anne van Kesteren
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