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Re: XMLHttpRequest send() Method Uploads On Inappropriate HTTP Protocols

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 15:50:01 +0100
Message-ID: <4B83EB19.7000201@gmx.de>
To: Hans Meiser <brille1@hotmail.com>
CC: annevk@opera.com, public-webapps@w3.org
On 23.02.2010 13:53, Hans Meiser wrote:
> I should have been more precise in my last reply:
>
> However, I see a lack in this definition
> (http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2616#section-9.4) regarding resources
> usually obtained by a POST request:
>
> If uploaded data is not going to be sent to the host along with a HEAD
> request, not ALL headers will be returned with expected values. Some
> servers might even respond with an error response.
> ...

Again, as Anne already pointed out, HEAD is semantically equivalent to 
GET, not POST. There is no equivalent for the POST method.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 23 February 2010 14:50:37 GMT

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