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Re: How do you extend the HTTP?

From: Bill de hÓra <dehora@eircom.net>
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2005 21:09:23 +0000
Message-ID: <423C9503.4010909@eircom.net>
To: www-tag@w3.org
CC: mint@franklinmint.fm

Robert Sayre wrote:

> A second issue that's arisen are HTTP implementations such as Macromedia 
> Flash, Apple's NSURLConnection, and Python's urllib2 that don't support 
> PUT, DELETE, or extension methods. The debate then becomes "HTTP is 
> *really* just GET and POST. Look at NSURLConnection, see?". Moving 
> further down, there are implementations that support GET, POST, and no 
> extension headers.

Robert, TAG members

One important technology the TAG ought to consider in this case is HTML. 
In terms of any root cause analysis, I believe (strongly) this is where 
the current "two legs good, four legs bad" web scenario starts.

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