Re: Users with different access rights in HTTP Authentication

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> Is this just a matter of s/allowed/supported/ in the definition of 405?


That would make the definition of 405 consistent with the definition of 
the Allow header, which currently says:

"The response-header field "Allow" lists the set of methods advertised 
as supported by the resource identified by the request-target. The 
purpose of this field is strictly to inform the recipient of valid 
methods associated with the resource. An Allow header field MUST be 
present in a 405 (Method Not Allowed) response." -- 

That would still leave the reason phrase and the *name* of the "Allow" 
header confusing, but we'll probably have to live with that.

BR, Julian

Received on Wednesday, 8 April 2009 12:53:36 UTC