On Tue, 25 Nov 2003, Julian Reschke wrote:

> the issue here is that the "OPTIONS *" request in reality get's
> never passed to the various 'modules' inside a server that would
> need to be able to respond it (for instance neither Apache/mod_dav
> nor Tomcat/Webdav servlet set the special "DAV:" response header
> defined for OPTIONS in RFC2518).
> Any chance to get that onto the RFC2616 issues list?

In my experience, you need to convince one of the original authors or
anybody Scott Lawrence trusts that a certain change is warranted. If
you succeed, the change will be posted to with a link to the discussion on the

The change does not have to be an "errata" or "issue" with the
protocol itself.

Your best bet is probably to post a specific wording to this list and
wait for a reaction.


Received on Tuesday, 25 November 2003 11:10:30 UTC