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Re: Put method

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 10:09:38 +0100
To: "Peter Kerr" <p.kerr@auckland.ac.nz>, "Silli, L. H." <hyperlekken@lenk.no>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uo8eecp5wxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Wed, 11 Feb 2009 21:25:15 +0100, Peter Kerr <p.kerr@auckland.ac.nz>  
wrote:

>
> 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.

Yes. To the point where lots of people who are responsible for  
administering Web Servers have no idea what the PUT method is, so  
providing some documentation for dealing with it in common servers would  
be very helpful.

cheers

Chaals

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