W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-talk@w3.org > July to August 1996

Re: PUT method

From: jna <jna@retina.net>
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 1996 04:41:07 +0500 (GMT+0500)
To: Jeremey Barrett <jeremey@forequest.com>
cc: www-talk@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.91.960817043937.281A-100000@focus.retina.net>

What exactly is a PUT method? At last check, there was no such method. 

Perhaps netscape implements it as an alias to 'POST', but to the best 
of my knowledge there are TWO methods: POST and GET. 

PUT sounds like a netscape-ism, and probably should be avoided in the 
name of standards. :) 

--john


On Fri, 16 Aug 1996, Jeremey Barrett wrote:

> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> 
> 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.
> 
> =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
> Jeremey Barrett
> Senior Software Engineer                        jeremey@forequest.com
> The ForeQuest Company                           http://www.forequest.com/
> 
> PGP Key fingerprint =  3B 42 1E D4 4B 17 0D 80  DC 59 6F 59 04 C3 83 64
> PGP Public Key: http://www.forequest.com/people/jeremey/pgpkey.html
>                 
> 		"less is more."  -- Mies van de Rohe.
> =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
> 
> 
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
> Version: 2.6.2
> 
> iQCVAwUBMhULmC/fy+vkqMxNAQHfZgQAvVQI0vF17vEzDMDtCW7bYOgwwqKEo4gW
> sg0ZCR8Q/n5rRlISEmFsyNfBK9O/rwWA7sP+7GC4phdHv4oyMLSxv6ZR3ZIFTxAm
> D64fXaKiGVbfzE26hCfSSdxZ8pTggemXiNrYLPvQZ+P5zi/FPnqI3mpQ5jfVbW5+
> poEeEWzFoYs=
> =kf1S
> -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
> 
> 
Received on Saturday, 17 August 1996 04:46:15 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Wednesday, 27 October 2010 18:14:19 GMT