Re: erratum in RFC 2616: 405 should not require an Allow field in response

On Jun 23, 2005, at 4:04 PM, Alex Rousskov wrote:
> The MUST requirement does not say "a list of ALL valid methods", but
> perhaps that is implied.

It is implied by the definition of the Allow header field, which
serves no purpose whatsoever if it does not include all of the
methods supported by the resource.  It is better to not send the
field rather than send an inaccurate field value.


Received on Thursday, 23 June 2005 23:24:03 UTC