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17<rfc ipr="trust200902" docName="draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-15" category="info">
18
19        <front>
20  <title abbrev="HTTP Method Registrations">Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
21  Method Registrations</title>
22
23  <author initials="J. F." surname="Reschke" fullname="Julian F. Reschke">
24    <organization abbrev="greenbytes">greenbytes GmbH</organization>
25    <address>
26      <postal>
27        <street>Hafenweg 16</street>
28        <city>Muenster</city><region>NW</region><code>48155</code>
29        <country>Germany</country>
30      </postal>
31      <email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email>       
32      <uri>http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/</uri>     
33    </address>
34  </author>
35
36  <date month="February" year="2014" day="6"/>
37
38  <area>Applications</area>
39  <workgroup>HTTPbis Working Group</workgroup>
40 
41  <abstract>
42  <t>
43    This document registers those Hypertext Transfer
44    Protocol (HTTP) methods which have been defined in RFCs
45    before the IANA HTTP Method Registry was established.
46  </t>
47  </abstract>
48 
49  <note title="Editorial Note (To be removed by RFC Editor)">
50    <t>
51      Discussion of this draft takes place on the HTTPBIS working group
52      mailing list (ietf-http-wg@w3.org), which is archived at
53      <eref target="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-http-wg/"/>.
54    </t>
55    <t>
56      The current issues list is at
57      <eref target="http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/query?component=method-registrations"/> and related
58      documents (including fancy diffs) can be found at
59      <eref target="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/"/>.
60    </t>
61    <t>
62      The changes in this draft are summarized in <xref target="changes.since.14"/>.
63    </t>
64  </note>
65
66  </front>
67
68  <middle>
69
70<section title="Introduction" anchor="introduction">
71  <t>
72    This document registers those Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) methods
73    which have been defined in RFCs other than
74    <xref target="draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics"/> before the IANA HTTP Method
75    Registry was established.
76  </t>
77</section> 
78 
79<section title="Security Considerations" anchor="security.considerations">
80  <t>
81    There are no security considerations related to the registration itself.
82  </t>
83  <t>
84    Security considerations applicable to the individual HTTP methods ought to be
85    discussed in the specifications that define them.
86  </t>
87</section> 
88
89<section title="IANA Considerations" anchor="iana.considerations">
90<t>
91  The table below provides registrations
92  of HTTP method names to be added to the IANA HTTP Method registry
93  at <eref target="http://www.iana.org/assignments/http-methods"/>
94  (see Section 8.1 of <xref target="draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics"/>).
95</t>
96<texttable align="left">
97
98<ttcol>Method Name</ttcol>
99<ttcol>Safe</ttcol>
100<ttcol>Idempotent</ttcol>
101<ttcol>Reference</ttcol>
102
103<c>ACL</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3744"/>, Section 8.1</c>
104
105<c>BASELINE-CONTROL</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3253"/>, Section 12.6</c>
106<c>BIND</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC5842"/>, Section 4</c>
107
108<c>CHECKIN</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3253"/>, Section 4.4 and <xref target="RFC3253"/>, Section 9.4</c>
109<c>CHECKOUT</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3253"/>, Section 4.3 and <xref target="RFC3253"/>, Section 8.8</c>
110<c>COPY</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC4918"/>, Section 9.8</c>
111
112<c>LABEL</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3253"/>, Section 8.2</c>
113<c>LINK</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC2068"/>, Section 19.6.1.2</c>
114<c>LOCK</c><c>no</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC4918"/>, Section 9.10</c>
115
116<c>MERGE</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3253"/>, Section 11.2</c>
117<c>MKACTIVITY</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3253"/>, Section 13.5</c>
118<c>MKCALENDAR</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC4791"/>, Section 5.3.1</c>
119<c>MKCOL</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC4918"/>, Section 9.3</c>
120<c>MKREDIRECTREF</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC4437"/>, Section 6</c>
121<c>MKWORKSPACE</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3253"/>, Section 6.3</c>
122<c>MOVE</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC4918"/>, Section 9.9</c>
123
124<c>ORDERPATCH</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3648"/>, Section 7</c>
125
126<c>PATCH</c><c>no</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC5789"/>, Section 2</c>
127<c>PROPFIND</c><c>yes</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC4918"/>, Section 9.1</c>
128<c>PROPPATCH</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC4918"/>, Section 9.2</c>
129
130<c>REBIND</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC5842"/>, Section 6</c>
131<c>REPORT</c><c>yes</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3253"/>, Section 3.6</c>
132
133<c>SEARCH</c><c>yes</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC5323"/>, Section 2</c>
134
135<c>UNBIND</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC5842"/>, Section 5</c>
136<c>UNCHECKOUT</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3253"/>, Section 4.5</c>
137<c>UNLINK</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC2068"/>, Section 19.6.1.3</c>
138<c>UNLOCK</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC4918"/>, Section 9.11</c>
139<c>UPDATE</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3253"/>, Section 7.1</c>
140<c>UPDATEREDIRECTREF</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC4437"/>, Section 7</c>
141
142<c>VERSION-CONTROL</c><c>no</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3253"/>, Section 3.5</c>
143
144</texttable>
145</section> 
146  </middle>
147  <back>
148 
149<references title="Normative References">
150
151
152<reference anchor="draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics">
153  <front>
154    <title>Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Semantics and Content</title>
155    <author initials="R." surname="Fielding" fullname="Roy T. Fielding" role="editor">
156      <organization abbrev="Adobe">Adobe Systems Incorporated</organization>
157      <address><email>fielding@gbiv.com</email></address>
158    </author>
159    <author initials="J. F." surname="Reschke" fullname="Julian F. Reschke" role="editor">
160      <organization abbrev="greenbytes">greenbytes GmbH</organization>
161      <address><email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email></address>
162    </author>
163    <date month="February" year="2014"/>
164  </front>
165  <seriesInfo name="Internet-Draft" value="draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-26"/>
166 
167</reference>
168
169<reference anchor="RFC2068">
170  <front>
171    <title abbrev="HTTP/1.1">Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1</title>
172    <author initials="R." surname="Fielding" fullname="Roy T. Fielding">
173      <organization>University of California, Irvine, Department of Information and Computer Science</organization>
174      <address><email>fielding@ics.uci.edu</email></address>
175    </author>
176    <author initials="J." surname="Gettys" fullname="Jim Gettys">
177      <organization>MIT Laboratory for Computer Science</organization>
178      <address><email>jg@w3.org</email></address>
179    </author>
180    <author initials="J." surname="Mogul" fullname="Jeffrey C. Mogul">
181      <organization>Digital Equipment Corporation, Western Research Laboratory</organization>
182      <address><email>mogul@wrl.dec.com</email></address>
183    </author>
184    <author initials="H." surname="Nielsen" fullname="Henrik Frystyk Nielsen">
185      <organization>MIT Laboratory for Computer Science</organization>
186      <address><email>frystyk@w3.org</email></address>
187    </author>
188    <author initials="T." surname="Berners-Lee" fullname="Tim Berners-Lee">
189      <organization>MIT Laboratory for Computer Science</organization>
190      <address><email>timbl@w3.org</email></address>
191    </author>
192    <date month="January" year="1997"/>
193  </front>
194  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="2068"/>
195</reference>
196
197<reference anchor="RFC3253">
198  <front>
199    <title>Versioning Extensions to WebDAV (Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning)</title>
200    <author initials="G." surname="Clemm" fullname="G. Clemm">
201      <organization>Rational Software</organization>
202      <address><email>geoffrey.clemm@rational.com</email></address>
203    </author>
204    <author initials="J." surname="Amsden" fullname="J. Amsden">
205      <organization>IBM</organization>
206      <address><email>jamsden@us.ibm.com</email></address>
207    </author>
208    <author initials="T." surname="Ellison" fullname="T. Ellison">
209      <organization>IBM</organization>
210      <address><email>tim_ellison@uk.ibm.com</email></address>
211    </author>
212    <author initials="C." surname="Kaler" fullname="C. Kaler">
213      <organization>Microsoft</organization>
214      <address><email>ckaler@microsoft.com</email></address>
215    </author>
216    <author initials="J." surname="Whitehead" fullname="J. Whitehead">
217      <organization>UC Santa Cruz, Dept. of Computer Science</organization>
218      <address><email>ejw@cse.ucsc.edu</email></address>
219    </author>
220    <date month="March" year="2002"/>
221    </front>
222  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="3253"/>
223</reference>
224
225<reference anchor="RFC3648">
226  <front>
227    <title abbrev="WebDAV Ordered Collections Protocol">Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Ordered Collections Protocol</title>
228    <author initials="J." surname="Whitehead" fullname="Jim Whitehead">
229      <organization abbrev="U.C. Santa Cruz">UC Santa Cruz, Dept. of Computer Science</organization>
230      <address><email>ejw@cse.ucsc.edu</email></address>
231    </author>
232    <author initials="J. F." surname="Reschke" fullname="Julian F. Reschke" role="editor">
233      <organization abbrev="greenbytes">greenbytes GmbH</organization>
234      <address><email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email></address>
235    </author>
236    <date year="2003" month="December"/>
237  </front>
238  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="3648"/>
239</reference>
240
241<reference anchor="RFC3744">
242  <front>
243    <title abbrev="WebDAV Access Control Protocol">Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Access Control Protocol</title>
244    <author initials="G." surname="Clemm" fullname="Geoffrey Clemm">
245      <organization>IBM</organization>
246      <address><email>geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com</email></address>
247    </author>
248    <author initials="J. F." surname="Reschke" fullname="Julian F. Reschke">
249      <organization abbrev="greenbytes">greenbytes GmbH</organization>
250      <address><email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email></address>
251    </author>
252    <author initials="E." surname="Sedlar" fullname="Eric Sedlar">
253      <organization>Oracle Corporation</organization>
254      <address><email>eric.sedlar@oracle.com</email></address>
255    </author>
256    <author initials="J." surname="Whitehead" fullname="Jim Whitehead">
257      <organization abbrev="U.C. Santa Cruz">U.C. Santa Cruz, Dept. of Computer Science</organization>
258      <address><email>ejw@cse.ucsc.edu</email></address>
259    </author>
260    <date month="May" year="2004"/>
261  </front>
262  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="3744"/>
263</reference>
264
265<reference anchor="RFC4437">
266  <front>
267    <title abbrev="WebDAV Redirect Reference Resources">Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Redirect Reference Resources</title>
268    <author initials="J." surname="Whitehead" fullname="Jim Whitehead">
269      <organization abbrev="U.C. Santa Cruz">UC Santa Cruz, Dept. of Computer Science</organization>
270      <address>
271        <email>ejw@cse.ucsc.edu</email>
272      </address>
273    </author>
274    <author initials="G." surname="Clemm" fullname="Geoff Clemm">
275      <organization>IBM</organization>
276      <address>
277        <email>geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com</email>
278      </address>
279    </author>
280    <author initials="J. F." surname="Reschke" fullname="Julian F. Reschke" role="editor">
281      <organization abbrev="greenbytes">greenbytes GmbH</organization>
282      <address>
283       <email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email>
284      </address>
285    </author>
286    <date month="March" year="2006"/>
287  </front>
288  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="4437"/>
289</reference> 
290
291<reference anchor="RFC4791">
292  <front>
293    <title abbrev="CalDAV">Calendaring Extensions to WebDAV (CalDAV)</title>
294    <author initials="C." surname="Daboo" fullname="Cyrus Daboo">
295      <organization abbrev="Apple">Apple Inc.</organization>
296      <address>
297        <email>cyrus@daboo.name</email>
298      </address>
299    </author>
300    <author initials="B." surname="Desruisseaux" fullname="Bernard Desruisseaux">
301      <organization abbrev="Oracle">Oracle Corporation</organization>
302      <address>
303        <email>bernard.desruisseaux@oracle.com</email>
304      </address>
305    </author>
306    <author initials="L.M." surname="Dusseault" fullname="Lisa Dusseault">
307      <organization abbrev="CommerceNet">CommerceNet</organization>
308      <address>
309        <email>ldusseault@commerce.net</email>
310      </address>
311    </author>
312    <date month="March" year="2007"/>
313  </front>
314  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="4791"/>
315</reference>
316
317<reference anchor="RFC4918">
318  <front>
319    <title>HTTP Extensions for Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)</title>
320    <author initials="L." surname="Dusseault" fullname="Lisa Dusseault" role="editor">
321      <organization>CommerceNet</organization>
322      <address>
323        <postal>
324          <street>2064 Edgewood Dr.</street>
325          <city>Palo Alto</city> <region>CA</region> <code>94303</code>
326          <country>US</country>
327        </postal>
328        <email>ldusseault@commerce.net</email>
329      </address>
330    </author>
331    <date month="June" year="2007"/>
332  </front>
333  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="4918"/>
334</reference>
335
336<reference anchor="RFC5323">
337  <front>
338    <title abbrev="WebDAV SEARCH">Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) SEARCH</title>
339    <author initials="J. F." surname="Reschke" fullname="Julian F. Reschke" role="editor">
340        <organization abbrev="greenbytes">greenbytes GmbH</organization>
341                <address>
342                        <email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email>     
343                </address>
344        </author>
345        <author initials="S." surname="Reddy" fullname="Surendra Reddy">
346                <organization abbrev="Mitrix">Mitrix, Inc.</organization>
347                <address>
348        <email>Surendra.Reddy@mitrix.com</email>
349          </address>
350    </author>
351    <author initials="J." surname="Davis" fullname="Jim Davis">
352                <address>
353        <email>jrd3@alum.mit.edu</email>
354      </address>
355    </author>
356        <author initials="A." surname="Babich" fullname="Alan Babich">
357                <organization abbrev="IBM">IBM Corporation</organization>
358      <address>
359        <email>ababich@us.ibm.com</email>
360      </address>
361    </author>   
362    <date month="November" year="2008"/>
363  </front>
364  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="5323"/>
365</reference>
366
367<reference anchor="RFC5842">
368  <front>
369    <title abbrev="Binding Extensions to WebDAV">Binding Extensions to Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)</title>
370    <author initials="G." surname="Clemm" fullname="Geoffrey Clemm">
371      <organization>IBM</organization>
372      <address>
373        <email>geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com</email>
374      </address>
375    </author>
376    <author initials="J." surname="Crawford" fullname="Jason Crawford">
377      <organization>IBM Research</organization>
378      <address>
379        <email>ccjason@us.ibm.com</email>
380      </address>
381    </author>
382        <author initials="J. F." surname="Reschke" fullname="Julian F. Reschke" role="editor">
383                <organization abbrev="greenbytes">greenbytes GmbH</organization>
384      <address>
385                  <email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email>   
386                </address>
387        </author>
388    <author initials="J." surname="Whitehead" fullname="Jim Whitehead">
389      <organization abbrev="U.C. Santa Cruz">UC Santa Cruz, Dept. of Computer Science</organization>
390      <address>
391        <email>ejw@cse.ucsc.edu</email>
392      </address>
393    </author>
394    <date month="April" year="2010"/>
395  </front>
396  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="5842"/>
397</reference>
398
399<reference anchor="RFC5789">
400  <front>
401    <title abbrev="HTTP PATCH">PATCH Method for HTTP</title>
402    <author initials="L.M." surname="Dusseault" fullname="Lisa Dusseault">
403      <organization abbrev="Linden Lab">Linden Lab</organization>
404      <address>
405        <email>lisa.dusseault@gmail.com</email>
406      </address>
407    </author>
408    <author initials="J.M." surname="Snell" fullname="James M. Snell">
409      <address>
410        <email>jasnell@gmail.com</email>
411      </address>
412    </author>
413    <date month="March" year="2010"/>
414  </front>
415  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="5789"/>
416</reference>
417
418</references>
419 
420<!--<references title="Informative References">
421</references>-->
422
423<section title="Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before publication)" anchor="change.log">
424<t>
425  Changes up to the IETF Last Call draft are summarized
426  in <eref target="http://trac.tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-13#appendix-B"/>.
427</t>
428
429<section title="Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-13" anchor="changes.since.13">
430<t>
431  Closed issues:
432  <list style="symbols">
433    <t>
434      <eref target="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/514"/>:
435      "registration tables should be inside IANA considerations"
436    </t>
437  </list>
438</t>
439<t>
440  Clarified the IANA action to say "add".
441</t>
442<t>
443  Updated httpbis reference.
444</t>
445</section>
446
447<section title="Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-14" anchor="changes.since.14">
448<t>
449  Closed issues:
450  <list style="symbols">
451    <t>
452      <eref target="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/529"/>:
453      "IESG ballot on draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-14"
454    </t>
455  </list>
456</t>
457<t>
458  Removed misleading statement about "standards-track" RFCs, as some of the
459  methods registered here indeed originate from Experimental RFCs, and furthermore
460  the new registry established in Section 8.1 of <xref target="draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics"/> uses "IETF Review".
461</t>
462<t>
463  Updated httpbis reference.
464</t>
465</section>
466
467</section>
468
469
470  </back>
471
472</rfc>
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