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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@gbiv.com>
Subject Re: Proxying OPTIONS *
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2007 19:32:47 GMT
On Oct 2, 2007, at 12:23 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> The more I think about this, if <Location *> is supported at all it
> should be the first-applied, global setting of any request, not just
> OPTIONS * (there really is no reason for specific exceptions.)
>
> For that matter <LocationMatch ".*" > IS supported already - those  
> would
> affect and inform the client with respect to their OPTIONS * requests.
>
> As Roy points out, if auth is required for the whole server we want to
> tell the client that.

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.

....Roy


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