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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] 1.3 TraceEnable [on|off|extended]
Date Wed, 22 Jun 2005 17:52:09 GMT
At 08:56 AM 6/22/2005, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

>Unfortunately, TRACE does not support request bodies(*) (RFC2616 9.8;
>"A TRACE request MUST NOT include an entity."), so it turned out 
>to be somewhat useless, initially.

FYI there is one small issue still.  The resulting Allow: <null>
response to denied TRACE request.  TRACE doesn't go through the
normal processing, so methods aren't added.  And since TRACE is
denied, it's removed too.

Result - we should use UNKNOWN_METHOD rather than METHOD_NOT_ALLOWED
since the later requires an Allow: header.  And, omit empty Allow:


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