Re: Proposed issue: site metadata hook (slight variation)

Jeffrey Winter wrote,
> Miles Sabin wrote
> > I don't think that is the only issue. Support for OPTIONS is far
> > less widespread than support for extension request/response
> > headers.
> Granted, and this is infact the exact argument forwarded by Costello
> in a discussion we had on rest-discuss.  My argument is that any new
> headers aren't currently supported either so from that perspective
> I don't see an issue.

Extension _headers_ are close to universally supported. I could sit down 
right now and write a Java client which added a Meta: request header to 
requests, set up an Apache instance which used mod_rewrite to respond 
appropriately, and expect the pair to be able to communicate through 
arbitrary proxies and firewalls.



Received on Wednesday, 12 February 2003 10:39:22 UTC