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4Network Working Group                                         J. Reschke
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6Updates:                                                 August 29, 2008
7draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-04
8(if approved)
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13    Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Method Registrations
14               draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-00
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16Status of this Memo
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19   applicable patent or other IPR claims of which he or she is aware
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39   This Internet-Draft will expire on March 2, 2009.
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41Abstract
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43   This document registers those Hypertext Transfer ProtocolHypertext
44   Transfer Protocol (HTTP) methods which have been defined in
45   standards-track RFCs before the IANA HTTP Method Registry was
46   established.
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60Table of Contents
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62   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
63   2.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
64   3.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
65   4.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
66   Appendix A.  Initial Registry Contents  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
67   Author's Address  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
68   Intellectual Property and Copyright Statements  . . . . . . . . . . 6
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1161.  Introduction
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118   This document registers those Hypertext Transfer ProtocolHypertext
119   Transfer Protocol (HTTP) methods which have been defined in
120   standards-track RFCs before the IANA HTTP Method Registry was
121   established.
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1242.  Security Considerations
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126   There are no security considerations related to the registration
127   itself.
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1303.  IANA Considerations
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132   Appendix A provides initial registrations of HTTP method names for
133   the IANA HTTP Method registry at
134   <http://www.iana.org/assignments/http-methods> (see Section 3.1 of
135   [draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics]).
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1384.  Normative References
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140   [RFC2068]  Fielding, R., Gettys, J., Mogul, J., Nielsen, H., and T.
141              Berners-Lee, "Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1",
142              RFC 2068, January 1997.
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144   [RFC3253]  Clemm, G., Amsden, J., Ellison, T., Kaler, C., and J.
145              Whitehead, "Versioning Extensions to WebDAV (Web
146              Distributed Authoring and Versioning)", RFC 3253,
147              March 2002.
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149   [RFC3648]  Whitehead, J. and J. Reschke, Ed., "Web Distributed
150              Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Ordered Collections
151              Protocol", RFC 3648, December 2003.
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153   [RFC3744]  Clemm, G., Reschke, J., Sedlar, E., and J. Whitehead, "Web
154              Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Access
155              Control Protocol", RFC 3744, May 2004.
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157   [RFC4437]  Whitehead, J., Clemm, G., and J. Reschke, Ed., "Web
158              Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)
159              Redirect Reference Resources", RFC 4437, March 2006.
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161   [RFC4791]  Daboo, C., Desruisseaux, B., and L. Dusseault,
162              "Calendaring Extensions to WebDAV (CalDAV)", RFC 4791,
163              March 2007.
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172   [RFC4918]  Dusseault, L., Ed., "HTTP Extensions for Web Distributed
173              Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)", RFC 4918, June 2007.
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175   [draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics]
176              Fielding, R., Ed., Gettys, J., Mogul, J., Frystyk, H.,
177              Masinter, L., Leach, P., Berners-Lee, T., Lafon, Y., Ed.,
178              and J. Reschke, Ed., "HTTP/1.1, part 2: Message
179              Semantics", draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-04 (work in
180              progress), August 2008.
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183Appendix A.  Initial Registry Contents
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186   | Method Name       | Safe | Reference                              |
187   +-------------------+------+----------------------------------------+
188   | ACL               | no   | [RFC3744], Section 8.1                 |
189   | BASELINE-CONTROL  | no   | [RFC3253], Section 12.6                |
190   | CHECKIN           | no   | [RFC3253], Section 4.4 and [RFC3253],  |
191   |                   |      | Section 9.4                            |
192   | CHECKOUT          | no   | [RFC3253], Section 4.3 and [RFC3253],  |
193   |                   |      | Section 8.8                            |
194   | COPY              | no   | [RFC4918], Section 9.8                 |
195   | LABEL             | no   | [RFC3253], Section 8.2                 |
196   | LINK              | no   | [RFC2068], Section 19.6.1.2            |
197   | LOCK              | no   | [RFC4918], Section 9.10                |
198   | MERGE             | no   | [RFC3253], Section 11.2                |
199   | MKAKTIVITY        | no   | [RFC3253], Section 13.5                |
200   | MKCALENDAR        | no   | [RFC4791], Section 5.3.1               |
201   | MKCOL             | no   | [RFC4918], Section 9.3                 |
202   | MKREDIRECTREF     | no   | [RFC4437], Section 6                   |
203   | MKWORKSPACE       | no   | [RFC3253], Section 6.3                 |
204   | MOVE              | no   | [RFC4918], Section 9.9                 |
205   | ORDERPATCH        | no   | [RFC3648], Section 7                   |
206   | PATCH             | no   | [RFC2068], Section 19.6.1.1            |
207   | PROPFIND          | yes  | [RFC4918], Section 9.1                 |
208   | PROPPATCH         | no   | [RFC4918], Section 9.2                 |
209   | REPORT            | yes  | [RFC3253], Section 3.6                 |
210   | UNCHECKOUT        | no   | [RFC3253], Section 4.5                 |
211   | UNLINK            | no   | [RFC2068], Section 19.6.1.3            |
212   | UNLOCK            | no   | [RFC4918], Section 9.11                |
213   | UPDATE            | no   | [RFC3253], Section 7.1                 |
214   | UPDATEREDIRECTREF | no   | [RFC4437], Section 7                   |
215   | VERSION-CONTROL   | no   | [RFC3253], Section 3.5                 |
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228Author's Address
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230   Julian F. Reschke
231   greenbytes GmbH
232   Hafenweg 16
233   Muenster, NW  48155
234   Germany
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236   Email: julian.reschke@greenbytes.de
237   URI:   http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/
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