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Re: Call for Adoption: SEARCH method

From: Austin Wright <aaa@bzfx.net>
Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2020 13:40:28 -0700
Message-Id: <8AE9002C-78DE-41E6-8D5E-C2FAF76A3A3B@bzfx.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Tommy Pauly <tpauly@apple.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>


> On Nov 3, 2020, at 18:07, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> 
> As discussed in the October 202 Interim, this is a Call for Adoption for the HTTP SEARCH method draft:
>  https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-snell-search-method-02
> 
> Please indicate whether you support adoption in response to this e-mail; information about intent to implement (or use) it is also useful.
> 
> The Call for Adoption will end on 18 November 2020.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Mark and Tommy
> 
> 


I’m very much in favor of a safe variation of POST.

However,
> for backwards compatibility with existing WebDAV implementations, SEARCH requests that use the text/xml or application/xml content types MUST be processed per the requirements established by [RFC5323 <https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5323>].
I think this is too restrictive. If it’s not possible to relax the RFC5323 requirements, I would favor using REPORT instead.

I intend to implement whatever is adopted.

Thanks,

Austin Wright.
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