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Re: [xhr2] PATCH support

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2007 15:43:06 +0200
To: "Robert Sayre" <sayrer@gmail.com>, public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.twm4d4uq64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 06 Aug 2007 15:38:52 +0200, Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com> wrote:
> Partial resource updates are a pretty compelling use case for XHR2.
> You can always use POST for this, but it's a pain if you need to use
> POST for something else.

What exactly would need to be supported? XMLHttpRequest (since level 1)  
supports arbitrary method names except those disabled for security  
reasons. (Passing "patch" would not make a "PATCH" request though, but as  
long as implementations don't start uppercasing it it should be no  

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 6 August 2007 13:43:10 UTC

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