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Re: Call for Adoption: SEARCH method

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 06:25:25 -0800
Message-ID: <CABP7Rbd95+MDtbtV-zp7r0cWYt46_dfzC9j0ZczxMOAQMo6hyg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Heh, I think we had a similar discussion before when we first started
writing this up if memory serves me correctly ;) ... My view of it should
definitely not limit anyone else's here, or hold up the WG adopting the
draft ;)

On Wed, Nov 18, 2020, 20:50 Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:

> .
> >
> >
> > To be clear, this is not intended as a safe, idempotent equivalent to
> > POST. It is intended specifically to cover search/query operations which
> > are often ambiguously represented as GET or POST. I'm not quite sure
> > what a safe idempotent equivalent to POST would even be, but this is not
> > it.
> > ...
>
> FWIW, I disagree with that. Ignore the method name for a moment, and
> what's left is a retrieval operation similar to GET which additionally
> takes the request payload into account.
>
> > ...
>
> Best regards, Julian
>
>
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