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Re: X-HTTP-Method-Override request header

From: (wrong string) čius <martynas@graphity.org>
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2013 13:07:54 +0100
Message-ID: <CAE35VmwJykcha1hNDtCtnQy5cQRpMw5PS7n1MdAq19nJcb7hVg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
FYI: Jersey, which is an implementation of JAX-RS (Java API for
RESTful Web Services) supports X-HTTP-Method-Override as well:
https://jersey.java.net/apidocs/2.3.1/jersey/org/glassfish/jersey/server/filter/HttpMethodOverrideFilter.html
https://jersey.java.net/apidocs/1.17/jersey/com/sun/jersey/api/container/filter/PostReplaceFilter.html

Martynas
graphityhq.com

On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 12:57 PM, Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
> Jonathan Rees just called this to my attention, see e.g. [1].  Its use
> is evidently recommended by Google [2], Microsoft [3] and Django [4].
>
> Seems like a bad idea at best to me. . .  I'd like to hear from Alex
> about this, as [2] seems to come from somewhere near where he sits,
> and from Yehuda, since Rails does (did?) support this as well. . .
>
> ht
>
> [1] http://www.vinaysahni.com/best-practices-for-a-pragmatic-restful-api#method-override
> [2] https://developers.google.com/gdata/docs/2.0/basics#DeletingEntry
> [3] http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/windowsdesktop/Support-for-X-HTTP-Method-9f71ceb1
> [4] http://django-rest-framework.org/topics/browser-enhancements.html
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