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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Proxying OPTIONS *
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2007 21:21:09 GMT

On Oct 2, 2007, at 4:39 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> On Oct 2, 2007, at 1:34 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>
>> Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>>>
>>> I was only talking about the OPTIONS /path case.  * is a special
>>> case of a true null request -- it should only deal with server
>>> capabilities and ignore Location/Directory configs.
>>
>> Could you clarify, though?  If PROPGET or PUT is supported on some
>> subset of the server space, is it advertised by OPTIONS *?
>
> Nope.  * is not a resource.  Since it is impossible to know the
> mask of the entire resource space, HTTP does not require that
> Allow be included on OPTIONS * responses.  Just committed a fix.
>

Wow. That I would not have understood from the RFC at all.


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