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5<?rfc sortrefs="yes"?>
6<?rfc compact="yes"?>
7<?rfc comments="yes"?>
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11<?rfc-ext allow-markup-in-artwork="yes" ?>
12
13<!DOCTYPE rfc [
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25<rfc xmlns:x="http://purl.org/net/xml2rfc/ext" xmlns:ed="http://greenbytes.de/2002/rfcedit" ipr="trust200902" docName="draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-latest" category="info">
26        <front>
27  <title abbrev="HTTP Method Registrations">Initial Hypertext&#160;Transfer&#160;Protocol&#160;(HTTP)
28  Method&#160;Registrations</title>
29
30  <author initials="J. F." surname="Reschke" fullname="Julian F. Reschke">
31    <organization abbrev="greenbytes">greenbytes GmbH</organization>
32    <address>
33      <postal>
34        <street>Hafenweg 16</street>
35        <city>Muenster</city><region>NW</region><code>48155</code>
36        <country>Germany</country>
37      </postal>
38      <email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email>       
39      <uri>http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/</uri>     
40    </address>
41  </author>
42
43  <date month="December" year="2011"/>
44  <workgroup>HTTPbis Working Group</workgroup>
45 
46  <abstract>
47  <t>
48    This document registers those Hypertext Transfer
49    Protocol (HTTP) methods which have been defined in standards-track RFCs
50    before the IANA HTTP Method Registry was established.
51  </t>
52  </abstract>
53 
54  <note title="Editorial Note (To be removed by RFC Editor)">
55    <t>
56      Discussion of this draft should take place on the HTTPBIS working group
57      mailing list (ietf-http-wg@w3.org), which is archived at
58      <eref target="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-http-wg/"/>.
59    </t>
60    <t>
61      The current issues list is at
62      <eref target="http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/query?component=method-registrations"/> and related
63      documents (including fancy diffs) can be found at
64      <eref target="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/"/>.
65    </t>
66    <t>
67      The changes in this draft are summarized in <xref target="changes.since.06"/>.
68    </t>
69  </note>
70
71  </front>
72
73  <middle>
74
75<section title="Introduction" anchor="introduction">
76  <t>
77    This document registers those Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) methods
78    which have been defined in standards-track RFCs before the IANA HTTP Method
79    Registry was established.
80  </t>
81</section> 
82 
83<section title="Security Considerations" anchor="security.considerations">
84  <t>
85    There are no security considerations related to the registration itself.
86  </t>
87</section> 
88
89<section title="IANA Considerations" anchor="iana.considerations">
90<t>
91  <xref target="updated.registry.contents"/> provides initial registrations
92  of HTTP method names for the IANA HTTP Method registry
93  at <eref target="http://www.iana.org/assignments/http-methods"/>
94  (see <xref target="draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics" x:rel="#method.registry"/>).
95</t>
96</section> 
97  </middle>
98  <back>
99 
100<references title="Normative References">
101
102
103<reference anchor="draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics">
104  <front>
105    <title abbrev="HTTP/1.1">HTTP/1.1, part 2: Message Semantics</title>
106    <author initials="R." surname="Fielding" fullname="Roy T. Fielding" role="editor">
107      <organization abbrev="Adobe">Adobe Systems Incorporated</organization>
108      <address><email>fielding@gbiv.com</email></address>
109    </author>
110    <author initials="J." surname="Gettys" fullname="Jim Gettys">
111      <organization>One Laptop per Child</organization>
112      <address><email>jg@laptop.org</email></address>
113    </author>
114    <author initials="J." surname="Mogul" fullname="Jeffrey C. Mogul">
115      <organization abbrev="HP">Hewlett-Packard Company</organization>
116      <address><email>JeffMogul@acm.org</email></address>
117    </author>
118    <author initials="H." surname="Frystyk" fullname="Henrik Frystyk Nielsen">
119      <organization abbrev="Microsoft">Microsoft Corporation</organization>
120      <address><email>henrikn@microsoft.com</email></address>
121    </author>
122    <author initials="L." surname="Masinter" fullname="Larry Masinter">
123      <organization abbrev="Adobe Systems">Adobe Systems, Incorporated</organization>
124      <address><email>LMM@acm.org</email></address>
125    </author>
126    <author initials="P." surname="Leach" fullname="Paul J. Leach">
127      <organization abbrev="Microsoft">Microsoft Corporation</organization>
128      <address><email>paulle@microsoft.com</email></address>
129    </author>
130    <author initials="T." surname="Berners-Lee" fullname="Tim Berners-Lee">
131      <organization abbrev="W3C/MIT">World Wide Web Consortium</organization>
132      <address><email>timbl@w3.org</email></address>
133    </author>
134    <author initials="Y." surname="Lafon" fullname="Yves Lafon" role="editor">
135      <organization abbrev="W3C">World Wide Web Consortium</organization>
136      <address><email>ylafon@w3.org</email></address>
137    </author>
138    <author initials="J. F." surname="Reschke" fullname="Julian F. Reschke" role="editor">
139      <organization abbrev="greenbytes">greenbytes GmbH</organization>
140      <address><email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email></address>
141    </author>
142    <date month="October" year="2011"/>
143  </front>
144  <seriesInfo name="Internet-Draft" value="draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-17"/>
145  <x:source href="../../draft-ietf-httpbis/17/p2-semantics.xml" basename="../../draft-ietf-httpbis/17/p2-semantics"/>
146</reference>
147
148<reference anchor="RFC2068">
149  <front>
150    <title abbrev="HTTP/1.1">Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1</title>
151    <author initials="R." surname="Fielding" fullname="Roy T. Fielding">
152      <organization>University of California, Irvine, Department of Information and Computer Science</organization>
153      <address><email>fielding@ics.uci.edu</email></address>
154    </author>
155    <author initials="J." surname="Gettys" fullname="Jim Gettys">
156      <organization>MIT Laboratory for Computer Science</organization>
157      <address><email>jg@w3.org</email></address>
158    </author>
159    <author initials="J." surname="Mogul" fullname="Jeffrey C. Mogul">
160      <organization>Digital Equipment Corporation, Western Research Laboratory</organization>
161      <address><email>mogul@wrl.dec.com</email></address>
162    </author>
163    <author initials="H." surname="Nielsen" fullname="Henrik Frystyk Nielsen">
164      <organization>MIT Laboratory for Computer Science</organization>
165      <address><email>frystyk@w3.org</email></address>
166    </author>
167    <author initials="T." surname="Berners-Lee" fullname="Tim Berners-Lee">
168      <organization>MIT Laboratory for Computer Science</organization>
169      <address><email>timbl@w3.org</email></address>
170    </author>
171    <date month="January" year="1997"/>
172  </front>
173  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="2068"/>
174</reference>
175
176<reference anchor="RFC3253">
177  <front>
178    <title>Versioning Extensions to WebDAV (Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning)</title>
179    <author initials="G." surname="Clemm" fullname="G. Clemm">
180      <organization>Rational Software</organization>
181      <address><email>geoffrey.clemm@rational.com</email></address>
182    </author>
183    <author initials="J." surname="Amsden" fullname="J. Amsden">
184      <organization>IBM</organization>
185      <address><email>jamsden@us.ibm.com</email></address>
186    </author>
187    <author initials="T." surname="Ellison" fullname="T. Ellison">
188      <organization>IBM</organization>
189      <address><email>tim_ellison@uk.ibm.com</email></address>
190    </author>
191    <author initials="C." surname="Kaler" fullname="C. Kaler">
192      <organization>Microsoft</organization>
193      <address><email>ckaler@microsoft.com</email></address>
194    </author>
195    <author initials="J." surname="Whitehead" fullname="J. Whitehead">
196      <organization>UC Santa Cruz, Dept. of Computer Science</organization>
197      <address><email>ejw@cse.ucsc.edu</email></address>
198    </author>
199    <date month="March" year="2002"/>
200    </front>
201  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="3253"/>
202</reference>
203
204<reference anchor='RFC3648'>
205  <front>
206    <title abbrev='WebDAV Ordered Collections Protocol'>Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Ordered Collections Protocol</title>
207    <author initials='J.' surname='Whitehead' fullname='Jim Whitehead'>
208      <organization abbrev='U.C. Santa Cruz'>UC Santa Cruz, Dept. of Computer Science</organization>
209      <address><email>ejw@cse.ucsc.edu</email></address>
210    </author>
211    <author initials='J. F.' surname='Reschke' fullname='Julian F. Reschke' role='editor'>
212      <organization abbrev='greenbytes'>greenbytes GmbH</organization>
213      <address><email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email></address>
214    </author>
215    <date year='2003' month='December' />
216  </front>
217  <seriesInfo name='RFC' value='3648' />
218</reference>
219
220<reference anchor="RFC3744">
221  <front>
222    <title abbrev="WebDAV Access Control Protocol">Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Access Control Protocol</title>
223    <author initials="G." surname="Clemm" fullname="Geoffrey Clemm">
224      <organization>IBM</organization>
225      <address><email>geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com</email></address>
226    </author>
227    <author initials="J. F." surname="Reschke" fullname="Julian F. Reschke">
228      <organization abbrev="greenbytes">greenbytes GmbH</organization>
229      <address><email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email></address>
230    </author>
231    <author initials="E." surname="Sedlar" fullname="Eric Sedlar">
232      <organization>Oracle Corporation</organization>
233      <address><email>eric.sedlar@oracle.com</email></address>
234    </author>
235    <author initials="J." surname="Whitehead" fullname="Jim Whitehead">
236      <organization abbrev="U.C. Santa Cruz">U.C. Santa Cruz, Dept. of Computer Science</organization>
237      <address><email>ejw@cse.ucsc.edu</email></address>
238    </author>
239    <date month="May" year="2004"/>
240  </front>
241  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="3744"/>
242</reference>
243
244<reference anchor="RFC4437">
245  <front>
246    <title abbrev="WebDAV Redirect Reference Resources">Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Redirect Reference Resources</title>
247    <author initials="J." surname="Whitehead" fullname="Jim Whitehead">
248      <organization abbrev="U.C. Santa Cruz">UC Santa Cruz, Dept. of Computer Science</organization>
249      <address>
250        <email>ejw@cse.ucsc.edu</email>
251      </address>
252    </author>
253    <author initials="G." surname="Clemm" fullname="Geoff Clemm">
254      <organization>IBM</organization>
255      <address>
256        <email>geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com</email>
257      </address>
258    </author>
259    <author initials="J. F." surname="Reschke" fullname="Julian F. Reschke" role="editor">
260      <organization abbrev="greenbytes">greenbytes GmbH</organization>
261      <address>
262       <email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email>
263      </address>
264    </author>
265    <date month="March" year="2006"/>
266  </front>
267  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="4437"/>
268</reference> 
269
270<reference anchor="RFC4791">
271  <front>
272    <title abbrev="CalDAV">Calendaring Extensions to WebDAV (CalDAV)</title>
273    <author initials="C." surname="Daboo" fullname="Cyrus Daboo">
274      <organization abbrev="Apple">Apple Inc.</organization>
275      <address>
276        <email>cyrus@daboo.name</email>
277      </address>
278    </author>
279    <author initials="B." surname="Desruisseaux" fullname="Bernard Desruisseaux">
280      <organization abbrev="Oracle">Oracle Corporation</organization>
281      <address>
282        <email>bernard.desruisseaux@oracle.com</email>
283      </address>
284    </author>
285    <author initials="L.M." surname="Dusseault" fullname="Lisa Dusseault">
286      <organization abbrev="CommerceNet">CommerceNet</organization>
287      <address>
288        <email>ldusseault@commerce.net</email>
289      </address>
290    </author>
291    <date month="March" year="2007"/>
292  </front>
293  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="4791"/>
294</reference>
295
296<reference anchor="RFC4918">
297  <front>
298    <title>HTTP Extensions for Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)</title>
299    <author initials="L." surname="Dusseault" fullname="Lisa Dusseault" role="editor">
300      <organization>CommerceNet</organization>
301      <address>
302        <postal>
303          <street>2064 Edgewood Dr.</street>
304          <city>Palo Alto</city> <region>CA</region> <code>94303</code>
305          <country>US</country>
306        </postal>
307        <email>ldusseault@commerce.net</email>
308      </address>
309    </author>
310    <date month="June" year="2007"/>
311  </front>
312  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="4918"/>
313</reference>
314
315<reference anchor="RFC5323">
316  <front>
317    <title abbrev="WebDAV SEARCH">Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) SEARCH</title>
318    <author initials="J. F." surname="Reschke" fullname="Julian F. Reschke" role="editor">
319        <organization abbrev="greenbytes">greenbytes GmbH</organization>
320                <address>
321                        <email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email>     
322                </address>
323        </author>
324        <author initials="S." surname="Reddy" fullname="Surendra Reddy">
325                <organization abbrev="Mitrix">Mitrix, Inc.</organization>
326                <address>
327        <email>Surendra.Reddy@mitrix.com</email>
328          </address>
329    </author>
330    <author initials="J." surname="Davis" fullname="Jim Davis">
331                <address>
332        <email>jrd3@alum.mit.edu</email>
333      </address>
334    </author>
335        <author initials="A." surname="Babich" fullname="Alan Babich">
336                <organization abbrev="IBM">IBM Corporation</organization>
337      <address>
338        <email>ababich@us.ibm.com</email>
339      </address>
340    </author>   
341    <date month="November" year="2008"/>
342  </front>
343  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="5323"/>
344</reference>
345
346<reference anchor="RFC5842">
347  <front>
348    <title abbrev="Binding Extensions to WebDAV">Binding Extensions to Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)</title>
349    <author initials="G." surname="Clemm" fullname="Geoffrey Clemm">
350      <organization>IBM</organization>
351      <address>
352        <email>geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com</email>
353      </address>
354    </author>
355    <author initials="J." surname="Crawford" fullname="Jason Crawford">
356      <organization>IBM Research</organization>
357      <address>
358        <email>ccjason@us.ibm.com</email>
359      </address>
360    </author>
361        <author initials="J. F." surname="Reschke" fullname="Julian F. Reschke" role="editor">
362                <organization abbrev="greenbytes">greenbytes GmbH</organization>
363      <address>
364                  <email>julian.reschke@greenbytes.de</email>   
365                </address>
366        </author>
367    <author initials="J." surname="Whitehead" fullname="Jim Whitehead">
368      <organization abbrev="U.C. Santa Cruz">UC Santa Cruz, Dept. of Computer Science</organization>
369      <address>
370        <email>ejw@cse.ucsc.edu</email>
371      </address>
372    </author>
373    <date month="April" year="2010"/>
374  </front>
375  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="5842"/>
376</reference>
377
378<reference anchor="RFC5789">
379  <front>
380    <title abbrev="HTTP PATCH">PATCH Method for HTTP</title>
381    <author initials="L.M." surname="Dusseault" fullname="Lisa Dusseault">
382      <organization abbrev="Linden Lab">Linden Lab</organization>
383      <address>
384        <email>lisa.dusseault@gmail.com</email>
385      </address>
386    </author>
387    <author initials="J.M." surname="Snell" fullname="James M. Snell">
388      <address>
389        <email>jasnell@gmail.com</email>
390      </address>
391    </author>
392    <date month="March" year="2010"/>
393  </front>
394  <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="5789"/>
395</reference>
396
397</references>
398 
399<!--<references title="Informative References">
400</references>-->
401
402<section title="Initial Registry Contents" anchor="updated.registry.contents">
403<texttable align="left">
404
405<ttcol>Method Name</ttcol>
406<ttcol>Safe</ttcol>
407<ttcol>Reference</ttcol>
408
409<c>ACL</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC3744" x:fmt="," x:sec="8.1"/></c>
410
411<c>BASELINE-CONTROL</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC3253" x:fmt="," x:sec="12.6"/></c>
412<c>BIND</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC5842" x:fmt="," x:sec="4"/></c>
413
414<c>CHECKIN</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC3253" x:fmt="," x:sec="4.4"/> and <xref target="RFC3253" x:fmt="," x:sec="9.4"/></c>
415<c>CHECKOUT</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC3253" x:fmt="," x:sec="4.3"/> and <xref target="RFC3253" x:fmt="," x:sec="8.8"/></c>
416<c>COPY</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC4918" x:fmt="," x:sec="9.8"/></c>
417
418<c>LABEL</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC3253" x:fmt="," x:sec="8.2"/></c>
419<c>LINK</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC2068" x:fmt="," x:sec="19.6.1.2"/></c>
420<c>LOCK</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC4918" x:fmt="," x:sec="9.10"/></c>
421
422<c>MERGE</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC3253" x:fmt="," x:sec="11.2"/></c>
423<c>MKACTIVITY</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC3253" x:fmt="," x:sec="13.5"/></c>
424<c>MKCALENDAR</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC4791" x:fmt="," x:sec="5.3.1"/></c>
425<c>MKCOL</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC4918" x:fmt="," x:sec="9.3"/></c>
426<c>MKREDIRECTREF</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC4437" x:fmt="," x:sec="6"/></c>
427<c>MKWORKSPACE</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC3253" x:fmt="," x:sec="6.3"/></c>
428<c>MOVE</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC4918" x:fmt="," x:sec="9.9"/></c>
429
430<c>ORDERPATCH</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC3648" x:fmt="," x:sec="7"/></c>
431
432<c>PATCH</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC5789" x:fmt="," x:sec="2"/></c>
433<c>PROPFIND</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC4918" x:fmt="," x:sec="9.1"/></c>
434<c>PROPPATCH</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC4918" x:fmt="," x:sec="9.2"/></c>
435
436<c>REBIND</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC5842" x:fmt="," x:sec="6"/></c>
437<c>REPORT</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC3253" x:fmt="," x:sec="3.6"/></c>
438
439<c>SEARCH</c><c>yes</c><c><xref target="RFC5323" x:fmt="," x:sec="2"/></c>
440
441<c>UNBIND</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC5842" x:fmt="," x:sec="5"/></c>
442<c>UNCHECKOUT</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC3253" x:fmt="," x:sec="4.5"/></c>
443<c>UNLINK</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC2068" x:fmt="," x:sec="19.6.1.3"/></c>
444<c>UNLOCK</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC4918" x:fmt="," x:sec="9.11"/></c>
445<c>UPDATE</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC3253" x:fmt="," x:sec="7.1"/></c>
446<c>UPDATEREDIRECTREF</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC4437" x:fmt="," x:sec="7"/></c>
447
448<c>VERSION-CONTROL</c><c>no</c><c><xref target="RFC3253" x:fmt="," x:sec="3.5"/></c>
449
450</texttable>
451</section>
452
453<section title="Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before publication)" anchor="change.log">
454
455<section title="Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-00">
456<t>
457  Added SEARCH method (RFC 5323).
458</t>
459</section>
460
461<section title="Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-01">
462<t>
463  Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
464</t>
465</section>
466
467<section title="Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-02">
468<t>
469  Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
470  PATCH is now defined in draft-dusseault-http-patch.
471  BIND, UNBIND and REBIND are defined in draft-ietf-webdav-bind.
472  Drop the "updates draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics" clause.
473</t>
474</section>
475
476<section title="Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-03">
477<t>
478  draft-dusseault-http-patch was published as RFC 5789. draft-ietf-webdav-bind was published as RFC 5842.
479  Fix typo in MKACTIVITY entry.
480  Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
481  Fix change log section titles.
482</t>
483</section>
484
485<section title="Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-04" anchor="changes.since.04">
486<t>
487  Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
488</t>
489</section>
490
491<section title="Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-05" anchor="changes.since.05">
492<t>
493  Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
494</t>
495</section>
496
497<section title="Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-06" anchor="changes.since.06">
498<t>
499  Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
500</t>
501</section>
502
503</section>
504
505
506  </back>
507
508</rfc>
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