|HTTPbis Working Group||J. Reschke|
|Intended status: Informational||November 1, 2013|
|Expires: May 5, 2014|
Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Method Registrations
This document registers those Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) methods which have been defined in standards-track RFCs before the IANA HTTP Method Registry was established.
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The changes in this draft are summarized in Appendix A.1.
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This document registers those Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) methods which have been defined in standards-track RFCs other than [draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics] before the IANA HTTP Method Registry was established.
The table below provides registrations of HTTP method names to be added to the IANA HTTP Method registry at <http://www.iana.org/assignments/http-methods> (see Section 8.1 of [draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics]).
|ACL||no||yes||[RFC3744], Section 8.1|
|BASELINE-CONTROL||no||yes||[RFC3253], Section 12.6|
|BIND||no||yes||[RFC5842], Section 4|
|CHECKIN||no||yes||[RFC3253], Section 4.4 and [RFC3253], Section 9.4|
|CHECKOUT||no||yes||[RFC3253], Section 4.3 and [RFC3253], Section 8.8|
|COPY||no||yes||[RFC4918], Section 9.8|
|LABEL||no||yes||[RFC3253], Section 8.2|
|LINK||no||yes||[RFC2068], Section 126.96.36.199|
|LOCK||no||no||[RFC4918], Section 9.10|
|MERGE||no||yes||[RFC3253], Section 11.2|
|MKACTIVITY||no||yes||[RFC3253], Section 13.5|
|MKCALENDAR||no||yes||[RFC4791], Section 5.3.1|
|MKCOL||no||yes||[RFC4918], Section 9.3|
|MKREDIRECTREF||no||yes||[RFC4437], Section 6|
|MKWORKSPACE||no||yes||[RFC3253], Section 6.3|
|MOVE||no||yes||[RFC4918], Section 9.9|
|ORDERPATCH||no||yes||[RFC3648], Section 7|
|PATCH||no||no||[RFC5789], Section 2|
|PROPFIND||yes||yes||[RFC4918], Section 9.1|
|PROPPATCH||no||yes||[RFC4918], Section 9.2|
|REBIND||no||yes||[RFC5842], Section 6|
|REPORT||yes||yes||[RFC3253], Section 3.6|
|SEARCH||yes||yes||[RFC5323], Section 2|
|UNBIND||no||yes||[RFC5842], Section 5|
|UNCHECKOUT||no||yes||[RFC3253], Section 4.5|
|UNLINK||no||yes||[RFC2068], Section 188.8.131.52|
|UNLOCK||no||yes||[RFC4918], Section 9.11|
|UPDATE||no||yes||[RFC3253], Section 7.1|
|UPDATEREDIRECTREF||no||yes||[RFC4437], Section 7|
|VERSION-CONTROL||no||yes||[RFC3253], Section 3.5|
|[RFC2068]||Fielding, R., Gettys, J., Mogul, J., Nielsen, H., and T. Berners-Lee, “Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1”, RFC 2068, January 1997.|
|[RFC3253]||Clemm, G., Amsden, J., Ellison, T., Kaler, C., and J. Whitehead, “Versioning Extensions to WebDAV (Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning)”, RFC 3253, March 2002.|
|[RFC3648]||Whitehead, J. and J. Reschke, Ed., “Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Ordered Collections Protocol”, RFC 3648, December 2003.|
|[RFC3744]||Clemm, G., Reschke, J., Sedlar, E., and J. Whitehead, “Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Access Control Protocol”, RFC 3744, May 2004.|
|[RFC4437]||Whitehead, J., Clemm, G., and J. Reschke, Ed., “Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Redirect Reference Resources”, RFC 4437, March 2006.|
|[RFC4791]||Daboo, C., Desruisseaux, B., and L. Dusseault, “Calendaring Extensions to WebDAV (CalDAV)”, RFC 4791, March 2007.|
|[RFC4918]||Dusseault, L., Ed., “HTTP Extensions for Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)”, RFC 4918, June 2007.|
|[RFC5323]||Reschke, J., Ed., Reddy, S., Davis, J., and A. Babich, “Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) SEARCH”, RFC 5323, November 2008.|
|[RFC5789]||Dusseault, L. and J. Snell, “PATCH Method for HTTP”, RFC 5789, March 2010.|
|[RFC5842]||Clemm, G., Crawford, J., Reschke, J., Ed., and J. Whitehead, “Binding Extensions to Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)”, RFC 5842, April 2010.|
|[draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics]||Fielding, R., Ed. and J. Reschke, Ed., “Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Semantics and Content”, Internet-Draft draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-24 (work in progress), September 2013.|
Changes up to the IETF Last Call draft are summarized in <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-13#appendix-B>.