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Re: PUT method

From: Jeremey Barrett <jeremey@forequest.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 1996 17:40:09 -0700 (PDT)
To: Jason Vincent <jvincent@netpop1.jpl.nasa.gov>
cc: www-talk@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.BSI.3.93.960816173404.22679C-100000@descartes.forequest.com>
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I wrote a dummy httpd to bind to port 80 and listen, and to dump everything
that it gets over a socket from a browser. It gets a GET request, as opposed
to PUT.

I tried PUT to a CGI also, and got zilch on stdin and a GET request.

It seems the browser is replaceing PUT with GET.

On Fri, 16 Aug 1996, Jason Vincent wrote:

> It should work, I use it extensively.  Maybe there is something wrong in the
> server configuration files?
> 
> At 05:00 PM 8/16/96 -0700, Jeremey Barrett wrote:
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> >Question: Is there something odd about the PUT method that Netscape
> >          does not allow it to be used as a method on a form?
> >
> >I have the following:
> >
> ><form method="PUT" action="some_url">
> ><input type="submit" value="submit">
> ></form>
> >
> >And when I click 'Submit' a GET request is sent to the web server.
> >
> >Any help appreciated.
> >

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