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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Per-DB Auth Ideas and Proposal
Date Mon, 14 Sep 2009 10:20:23 GMT

On 14 Sep 2009, at 02:19, Adam Kocoloski wrote:

> On Sep 11, 2009, at 9:43 AM, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
>> The only nagging thought that keeps popping up in my head is that  
>> users might think of read access as granting GET. But then we use  
>> POST for multi-key get in views. Just something to be aware of I  
>> guess.
> It's a good point.  Kinda unfortunate that we felt compelled to use  
> POST in this way.

It's more like the only way to make this feature generally available.  
Sadly due
to incomplete RFC2616 compliance of a lot of HTTP implementations. I'd  
interested in seeing a wiki page that collects all implementations  
that e.g.
implement GET with request bodies.


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