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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: 200 OK for an OPTIONS on a nonexistent URI?
Date Wed, 21 Apr 1999 12:31:40 GMT
Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> 
> >I'm inclined to think this should be returning a 404 Not Found for
> >this..
> 
> The client might be trying to find out the options for a future PUT
> request on that resource (that may not exist yet).  I wouldn't sweat
> this one, at least not until something like mod_dav has a use for it.

Curiously enough, it was during some DAV testing that I encountered
this.  Is a 404 correct/appropriate/inappropriate in this
situation?  It sounds as though the response code is entirely
up to the server's discretion..
-- 
#ken  P-)}

Ken Coar                    <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/>
Apache Software Foundation  <http://www.apache.org/>
"Apache Server for Dummies" <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/ASFD/>

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