Re: Resolve issue 98?

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> On 02/06/2008, at 5:15 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Both are plausible answers.
>> It seems that the only thing we can require a server to do is to be 
>> robust. So either reject the request or ignore the request body.
>> Of course that makes it tricky to actually *use* a request body in new 
>> protocols. WebDAV DeltaV solves this by allowing the client to find 
>> out whether the server understood the request body (see, for instance, 
>> <>).
>> So if we allow both behaviors (and I think we need to), it's really 
>> not clear whether we need to state anything here. And, if we do, don't 
>> we need to repeat this for any method where currently the request body 
>> is unspecified (GET/HEAD/DELETE...)?
> I think that's what we did with the resolution of #19.
> If so, we can close this by just deleting the sentence. Agreed?
> ...

Totally, and it happens to be just what Roy suggested back when the 
issue was raised.

Change applied with 

BR, Julian

Received on Monday, 14 July 2008 12:20:57 UTC