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RE: Proposed issue: site metadata hook (slight variation)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 15:40:15 +0100
To: "Miles Sabin" <miles@milessabin.com>, <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCCEFAGHAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> From: www-tag-request@w3.org [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of
> Miles Sabin
> Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 1:03 PM
> To: www-tag@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Proposed issue: site metadata hook (slight variation)
>
>
>
> Julian Reschke wrote,
> > Yes, you can. You can do that with the standard servlet service
> > method.
>
> That's consistent with the Servlet _API_ ... but you've no guarantee
> that any particular Servlet implementation will support arbitrary
> extension methods.

OK. You can do it with any servlet implementation that conforms to the
servlet specification.

> Like I said, how is the implementation supposed to know that the
> semantics of MGET are like GET rather than M-GET or CONNECT?

It's not supposed to know. The whole point is that the servlet spec allows
you to implement *any* method.

Julian

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