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Re: http methods

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2013 07:37:03 +0000
To: (wrong string) ™ˆ™˜Œ) <willchan@chromium.org>
cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Message-ID: <71231.1376379423@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CAA4WUYg349TDDg6ZU4YSDNfhn39JLmrFbPETG+GQ2Ym+xb=ajA@mail.gmail.com>
, =?UTF-8?B?V2lsbGlhbSBDaGFuICjpmYjmmbrmmIwp?= writes:

>I'm asking this since a colleague of mine wrote this blog post (
>http://www.onebigfluke.com/2013/08/lets-remove-verbs-from-http-20.html)

And he's absolutely right:  There should only be two verbs: "READ-ONLY"
and "READ-WRITE" aka GET/POST.

The rest is just there to slow things down and introduce bugs.

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