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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: TRACE still enabled by default
Date Wed, 21 Mar 2012 20:53:47 GMT
On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 16:23, Reindl Harald <> wrote:
> 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

Don't get ALL-CAPS angry at me. There's no call for that. It just
seemed that Mark wasn't understanding Roy's comment, so I tried to


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