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RE: OPTIONS, HEAD, et. al.?

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 21:54:42 -0800
Message-ID: <32D5845A745BFB429CBDBADA57CD41AF0E4C8DA6@ussjex01.amer.bea.com>
To: <kendall@monkeyfist.com>, <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

I think that's the intent.  Roughly, the string is copied into the HTTP
request...  This should allow WebDAV and other extensions as well.

Dave

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ws-desc-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-desc-request@w3.org]
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> Behalf Of Kendall Clark
> Sent: Monday, March 14, 2005 11:09 AM
> To: www-ws-desc@w3.org
> Subject: OPTIONS, HEAD, et. al.?
> 
> 
> Folks,
> 
> I'm been reading up on the WSDL 2.0 HTTP bindings for use in the
> DAWG's SPARQL Protocol for RDF.
> 
> One question I can't answer yet is whether (or how) an HTTP binding
> for some interface can use an HTTP 1.1 method other than the Big Four
> (get, put, post, delete).
> 
> I'm thinking specifically of binding to OPTIONS or, say, HEAD, which
> can be useful in a variety of cases.
> 
> Is using, say, HEAD as simple as specifying it  as the value of
> whttp:defaultMethod attribute in a binding? Like
> <...whttp:defaultMethod="HEAD" ...>?
> 
> Thanks,
> Kendall Clark
Received on Thursday, 17 March 2005 05:54:46 GMT

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