Changeset 78


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Timestamp:
Dec 21, 2007, 3:28:37 PM (12 years ago)
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fielding@…
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Resolve #17: Revise description of the POST method

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

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    655655<t>
    656656   The POST method is used to request that the origin server accept the
    657    entity enclosed in the request as a new subordinate of the resource
     657   entity enclosed in the request as data to be processed by the resource
    658658   identified by the Request-URI in the Request-Line. POST is designed
    659659   to allow a uniform method to cover the following functions:
     
    677677<t>
    678678   The actual function performed by the POST method is determined by the
    679    server and is usually dependent on the Request-URI. The posted entity
    680    is subordinate to that URI in the same way that a file is subordinate
    681    to a directory containing it, a news article is subordinate to a
    682    newsgroup to which it is posted, or a record is subordinate to a
    683    database.
     679   server and is usually dependent on the Request-URI.
    684680</t>
    685681<t>
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