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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (HTTPCLIENT-1124) Can't send request body with HTTP methods other than POST and PUT
Date Thu, 08 Sep 2011 07:55:16 GMT
On Thu, 2011-09-08 at 10:41 +0300, Vasile Alin wrote:
> RFC 2616 also states:
> 
>    Bodies on GET requests have no defined semantics.
> 
> That can be translated as "the server will ignore them".
> 

This statement is not even from RFC 2616 but from a draft specification
which has not been approved and is still under review. RFC 2616 is
crystal clear as to what HTTP methods are meant to enclose a content
body, but there is no point repeating myself.

Oleg


> On 8 September 2011 10:33, Alexey Levan (JIRA) <jira@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >    [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCLIENT-1124?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel&focusedCommentId=13100130#comment-13100130
]
> >
> > Alexey Levan commented on HTTPCLIENT-1124:
> > ------------------------------------------
> >
> > But in RFC 2616 all methods can have an entity (see above).  Which is confirmed
by one of HTTP authors (see above). So I think it's about time to change HttpClient.
> >
> 
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