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From Alexei Kosut <>
Subject Re: PUT /foo.html HTTP/1.0
Date Sat, 06 Apr 1996 22:40:57 GMT
On Sat, 6 Apr 1996 wrote:

> > Sort of. The only method Apache handles internally is GET. However, it
> > will pass POST, PUT and DELETE to CGI scripts, and they can do with
> > them whatever they want.
> 	So what is it that apache does when we get a PUT? Pass it to a
> CGI of the name listed in the PUT? Perhaps we should define a config

Yes. Just like POST.

> option which points to a CGI script which should be run for PUT and
> DELETE operations...

Uh... isn't that what I just said?

> > Myself, I'm glad to see that Netscape is using an existing standard,
> > instead of creating something new. Hmm. Y'know, the CERN httpd had
> > (has? Who knows anymore...) a set of directives; Search, POST-Script,
> > PUT-Script, DELETE-Script; that let you specify a default CGI script
> > for processing GET (w/ query string), POST, PUT and DELETE requests
> > directly, if someone else didn't get to them first. I think it might
> > be worthwhile to put that into Apache. Shouldn't be all that
> > hard. I'll look into it.

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