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Re: GET / DELETE request bodies

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 11:05:51 +0100
To: Cory Benfield <cory@lukasa.co.uk>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: Rob Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000db291-2521-a828-9404-6102635f1e16@gmx.de>
On 25.02.2020 10:13, Cory Benfield wrote:
> Thanks Roy, this language seems like a reasonable compromise position.
>
> Of course, I expect it to be roundly ignored given how many HTTP
> implementations currently use bodies on these requests today, but it's
> nice to try to define the correct thing even if it isn't widely done.
 > ...

(devil's advocate) If they use request bodies here, doesn't that mean
interop is quite good? Again, what problem are we solving by forbidding
them?

Best regards, Julian
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