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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 16:29:48 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.t0anvyl464w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 16 Oct 2007 16:26:42 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
> 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?

Per the current specification it is indeed. I can't comment on future  

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 16 October 2007 14:29:50 UTC

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