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From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 12:09:55 +0100
Message-ID: <4211D883.6080905@gmx.de>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org


recently different communities (caldav/groupdav, atompup (protocol 
part)) have been discussing how to use HTTP to author new resources when 
the URL namespace is completely server-controlled, thus PUT just doesn't 
fit well.

A simple approach would be to define a new HTTP method which is *almost* 
like PUT, except that the server chooses the URL to create (and returns 
it in the Location header).

I've submitted a first draft as "draft-reschke-http-addmember-00". Note 
that it also contains an appendix covering possible alternative approaches.

Feedback appreciated,


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