IPP Mail Archive: IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-cohen-http-ext-postal-00.txt

IPP Mail Archive: IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-cohen-http-ext-postal-00.txt

IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-cohen-http-ext-postal-00.txt

Josh Cohen (joshco@microsoft.com)
Tue, 17 Feb 1998 10:06:29 -0800

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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts

Title : Don't Go Postal - An argument against
improperly overloading the HTTP POST Method
Author(s) : J. Cohen et al.
Filename : draft-cohen-http-ext-postal-00.txt
Pages :
Date : 16-Feb-98

As time goes on, more and more groups are extending HTTP's functionality. In
using HTTP, a decision is made to either use a new method name for new
functionality or to overload an existing one such as POST. Our belief is
that in most cases, overloading existing method names, with POST as a
particularly troublesome example, is a bad idea. We, as a group of
individuals, suggest that the default requirement for new HTTP functionality
must be to create a new method name.

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