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From Doug McNutt <dougl...@macnauchtan.com>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: mod_webdav problem
Date Fri, 23 Jul 2010 19:38:03 GMT
At 21:14 +0200 7/23/10, Thorsten Steinbrenner wrote:
>A bunch

< http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2616.txt>

Section 9 describes the HTTP/1.1 PUT request on page 54.

>HTTP/1.1 does not define how a PUT method affects the state of an origin server.

>If an existing resource is modified,
   either the 200 (OK) or 204 (No Content) response codes SHOULD be sent
   to indicate successful completion of the request. If the resource
   could not be created or modified with the Request-URI, an appropriate
   error response SHOULD be given that reflects the nature of the
   problem.

That's not clear to me. It seems to say that the 204 reply indicates success but there was
no continue-100 sent in reply to curl's Expect: header.  That's in section 8 of the RFC. But
it does seem to imply that "not modified" means "content not modified".

In any case RFC2616 is required reading before arguing about bug or no bug.

Why do I feel like I'm reading something that came out of the US House of Representatives?
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