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From Brian Candler <>
Subject Re: Allow overridden request methods
Date Thu, 14 May 2009 13:29:10 GMT
On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 07:08:21AM -0500, Jared Scheel wrote:
> Hmm, didn't think about that. I guess you will need to have some kind
> of request body anyways. Do you think that the request method should
> be set in the data though, or should it be set in the header, since
> the method/header defines how the data should be interpreted? I know
> that's just splitting hairs, but there was some concern about keeping
> the api as clean as possible.

I think the whole point is to support minimal HTTP clients. If they don't
support PUT or DELETE, there's a good chance they don't support custom HTTP
headers either.

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