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Re: Put method

From: Peter Kerr <p.kerr@auckland.ac.nz>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 09:25:15 +1300
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <5A19C7DA-9B89-4958-A424-E90366C56574@auckland.ac.nz>
To: "Silli, L. H." <hyperlekken@lenk.no>

On 12/02/2009, at 6:32 AM, Silli, L. H. wrote:

> It would be highly valuable if the Amaya documentation could be  
> updated with info and libraries so that one can solve this issue  
> with PHP and Apache. Being able to getting this done via PHP seems  
> like the realistic approach to getting this done easily.
>
> I think that this in fact is perhaps the *mayor* obstacle for  
> getting Amaya more popular. After all, this is supposed to be one of  
> the mayor advantages to Amaya. But as it requires so much (more than  
> long time users and developers seems to admit) to get this to work,  
> the popularity grows slowly.

The put method is a fundamental part of http, and serious web hackers  
should have little problem with it. However the dumbing down of the  
web has seen a lot of effort go into drag-and-drop webDAV schemes  
favored by the newer generation of ISP admins.

Peter Kerr
School of Music
Received on Wednesday, 11 February 2009 20:26:11 UTC

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