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From "Roy T. Fielding" <>
Subject Re: Proxying OPTIONS *
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2007 20:39:20 GMT
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.


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