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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Allow overridden request methods
Date Wed, 13 May 2009 14:17:42 GMT

On 13 May 2009, at 06:29, Jared Scheel wrote:

> Hello all,
> I recently looked into utilizing couchdb in a Flash application when I
> came across a frustrating limitation: flash only allows GET and POST
> methods. Apparently, this kind of limitation is more common that you
> would expect in certain clients. Unfortunately, this makes using
> couchdb rather difficult. Here's a great post about the problem:
> .
> What would be the possibility of allowing request methods to be
> overridden with the X-HTTP-Method-Override header? This would allow
> the request to be made with POST, but the method that couchdb receives
> to be whatever value you attach to the X-HTTP-Method-Override header.

The upcoming update handlers (Jason? :) might be a good place to put  


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