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Addition of a delete method

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Sun, 2 Apr 2006 17:10:44 -0700
Message-ID: <17456.26628.661571.821647@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: mark.birbeck@x-port.net
Cc: www-forms@w3.org

1+ on addition of a delete method --- support for all the basic
operations of CRUD will make it really easy to develop things
like feed-readers and  related tools  using XForms on top of thinks like Atom.

Mark Birbeck writes:
 > 
 > Hello all,
 > 
 > We have discussed adding other methods to XForms submission, and I'm keen to
 > see us supporting everything we need for REST and WebDAV in particular. But
 > I think a really, really big omission is a 'delete' method, since without it
 > we cannot do a lot of things that would be regarded as quite basic (i.e.,
 > CRUD operations).
 > 
 > I'd therefore like to propose the following additions for the next version
 > of XForms:
 > 
 > --- STARTS ---
 > 
 > (a) An additional line in the table in 11.2:
 > 
 >     URI Scheme    : http https file
 >     method        : "delete"
 >     Serialization : application/x-www-form-urlencoded
 >     Submission    : HTTP DELETE or equivalent
 > 
 > (b) A new section 11.10:
 > 
 >     11.10 The delete method
 > 
 >     The delete method represents HTTP DELETE or
 >     equivalent concept (such as deleting a local
 >     file or database record). The serialized form
 >     data is delivered as part of the URI that is
 >     requested during the submit process.
 > 
 >     The URI and message body are constructed as for
 >     11.9 The get method.
 > 
 > --- ENDS ---
 > 
 > Regards,
 > 
 > Mark
 > 
 > 
 > Mark Birbeck
 > CEO
 > x-port.net Ltd.
 > 
 > e: Mark.Birbeck@x-port.net
 > t: +44 (0) 20 7689 9232
 > b: http://internet-apps.blogspot.com/
 > w: http://www.formsPlayer.com/
 > 
 > Download our XForms processor from
 > http://www.formsPlayer.com/
 > 
 > 

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-- T. V. Raman 
Received on Monday, 3 April 2006 00:11:04 GMT

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