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Re: Consensus Call Re: [XMLHttpRequest] Publishing another draft

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 16:26:42 +0200
Message-ID: <4714CA22.7070903@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Daniel Veditz <dveditz@cruzio.com>, "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> ...
> How to deal with HTTP methods is a bit unclear at the moment. Generally 
> speaking Firefox supports arbitrary HTTP methods though it uses some 
> case-insensitive hash table which violates HTTP. Internet Explorer 7 
> doesn't support them, uses a whitelist, and throws an exception for 
> unknown methods. Opera doesn't either, and uses GET requests for unknown 
> methods.
> ...

Silently replacing the method name by something else is very clearly a 
bug. I'll assume that the next major release of Opera will fix that?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 16 October 2007 14:26:56 UTC

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