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From Reindl Harald <>
Subject Re: TRACE still enabled by default
Date Wed, 21 Mar 2012 20:23:57 GMT

Am 21.03.2012 21:02, schrieb Greg Stein:
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 15:59, Mark Montague <> wrote:
>> On March 21, 2012 15:33 , "Roy T. Fielding" <> wrote:
>>> TRACE won't work at all if the most popular end-point doesn't support it.
>> Why would this be a bad thing?  Or, to phrase it another way, what are the
>> situations in which it is desirable that TRACE be already-enabled on a web
>> server as opposed to having the owner of the web server enable the TRACE
>> method in response to a specific debugging need?
> Roy means that if we don't set the precedent for TRACE being present
> and how it is supposed to work, then nobody else will. The Apache HTTP
> server is effectively the embodiment and leader of the HTTP
> specification.

and now tell us ONE real world reason to
enable it BY DEFAULT

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