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Re: OPTIONS *

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 17:20:35 +0100
Message-ID: <3FC38153.7060705@gmx.de>
To: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org, w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org

Alex Rousskov wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Nov 2003, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
> 
>>the issue here is that the "OPTIONS *" request in reality get's
>>never passed to the various 'modules' inside a server that would
>>need to be able to respond it (for instance neither Apache/mod_dav
>>nor Tomcat/Webdav servlet set the special "DAV:" response header
>>defined for OPTIONS in RFC2518).
>>
>>Any chance to get that onto the RFC2616 issues list?
> 
> 
> In my experience, you need to convince one of the original authors or
> anybody Scott Lawrence trusts that a certain change is warranted. If
> you succeed, the change will be posted to
> http://purl.org/NET/http-errata with a link to the discussion on the
> list.
> 
> The change does not have to be an "errata" or "issue" with the
> protocol itself.
> 
> Your best bet is probably to post a specific wording to this list and
> wait for a reaction.

OK, that sounds reasonable. Maybe we can come up with a good replacement 
text.

Julian


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