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Timestamp:
Apr 9, 2008, 11:16:47 PM (12 years ago)
Author:
julian.reschke@…
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Resolve #24: relax requirements for contents of Allow header (closes #24).

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p2-semantics.xml

    r237 r240  
    17271727  <x:anchor-alias value="Allow"/>
    17281728<t>
    1729       The Allow response-header field lists the set of methods supported
    1730       by the resource identified by the Request-URI. The purpose of this
    1731       field is strictly to inform the recipient of valid methods
     1729      The Allow response-header field lists the set of methods advertised as
     1730      supported by the resource identified by the Request-URI. The purpose of
     1731      this field is strictly to inform the recipient of valid methods
    17321732      associated with the resource. An Allow header field &MUST; be
    17331733      present in a 405 (Method Not Allowed) response.
     
    17431743</artwork></figure>
    17441744<t>
    1745       This field cannot prevent a client from trying other methods.
    1746       However, the indications given by the Allow header field value
    1747       &SHOULD; be followed. The actual set of allowed methods is defined
     1745      The actual set of allowed methods is defined
    17481746      by the origin server at the time of each request.
    17491747</t>
     
    26472645  Reclassify Allow header as response header, removing the option to
    26482646  specify it in a PUT request.
     2647  Relax the server requirement on the contents of the Allow header and
     2648  remove requirement on clients to always trust the header value.
    26492649  (<xref target="header.allow"/>)
    26502650</t>
     
    27612761  <list style="symbols">
    27622762    <t>
     2763      <eref target="http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/24"/>:
     2764      "Requiring Allow in 405 responses"
     2765    </t>
     2766    <t>
    27632767      <eref target="http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/61"/>:
    27642768      "Redirection vs. Location"
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