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From Stas Bekman <s...@stason.org>
Subject Re: Apache::TestRequest Doc Patch
Date Tue, 15 Jul 2003 20:18:37 GMT
David Wheeler wrote:

>> re: OPTIONS, see section 9.2 in http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2616.html
[...]
>> for my $url (@urls) {
>>     my $res = OPTIONS $url;
>>     ok $res->code == 200;
>>     my $allow = $res->header('Allow') || '';
>>     ok $allow =~ /OPTIONS/;
>> }
> 
> 
> I still don't understand what it does or what it's for. Sorry. Someone 
> else will likely have to document it.

It's trivial. If your webserver supports only the following methods: GET and 
HEAD, OPTIONS, but not POST. the request OPTIONS will return a response with a 
header Allow: OPTIONS GET HEAD

>> Looking forward for more docs ;)
> 
> 
> We'll see if I find any more tuits in the next few weeks. The only one 
> I'm likely to contribute to in the short term is Apache::TestMM. And I 
> don't understand it too well at this point, anyway.

I guess I can take care of it. Just let me know which options are the most 
urgent that you need to work with.



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