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Timestamp:
05/01/13 08:56:48 (8 years ago)
Author:
fielding@…
Message:

Clarify that 405 is only for rejecting methods not supported by the target resource; addresses #146

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p1-messaging.xml

    r2083 r2086  
    11011101   HTTP does not place a pre-defined limit on the length of a request-line.
    11021102   A server that receives a method longer than any that it implements
    1103    &SHOULD; respond with either a <x:ref>405 (Method Not Allowed)</x:ref>, if it is an origin
    1104    server, or a <x:ref>501 (Not Implemented)</x:ref> status code.
     1103   &SHOULD; respond with a <x:ref>501 (Not Implemented)</x:ref> status code.
    11051104   A server &MUST; be prepared to receive URIs of unbounded length and
    11061105   respond with the <x:ref>414 (URI Too Long)</x:ref> status code if the received
     
    39233922    <x:defines>4xx</x:defines>
    39243923    <x:defines>400 (Bad Request)</x:defines>
    3925     <x:defines>405 (Method Not Allowed)</x:defines>
    39263924    <x:defines>411 (Length Required)</x:defines>
    39273925    <x:defines>414 (URI Too Long)</x:defines>
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