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Re: http methods

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2013 10:54:40 +0000
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
cc: (wrong string) ™ˆ™˜Œ)" <willchan@chromium.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <11729.1376391280@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <520A0F06.5090901@gmx.de>, Julian Reschke writes:

>Removing uncommon methods doesn't simplify HTTP any more then removing 
>uncommon status codes or header fields.

Can you please explain what the word "simplify" means to you ?

If ditching a load of unnecessary bells and whistles reduces the
size of the specification by 10%, it would clearly count as a
simplification where I come from.

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