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Re: Comments on draft-dusseault-http-patch-00

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 09:36:20 +0100
Message-ID: <3FBDCE84.7000003@gmx.de>
To: 'Webdav WG' <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:

> ...see 
> <http://www.sharemation.com/~milele/public/dav/draft-dusseault-http-patch-00.txt> 

Here's another thought. You could get rid of any changes to OPTIONS 
altogether by specifying:

A PATCH request with no or unknown content type must result in a 4xx 
status, and a "Patch" response header summarizing the supported content 
types. Then a client can simply submit a PATCH request with no 
Content-Type header (and no body) to get the list of supported types.

I think this would be a good simplification as it makes PATCH 
independant of all other HTTP methods.


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