IPP Mail Archive: IPP> FW: New draft about HTTP method seman

IPP Mail Archive: IPP> FW: New draft about HTTP method seman

IPP> FW: New draft about HTTP method semantics

From: Manros, Carl-Uno B (cmanros@cp10.es.xerox.com)
Date: Thu Sep 06 2001 - 12:22:41 EDT

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    FYI,

    Carl-Uno

    Carl-Uno Manros
    Manager, Print Services
    Xerox Architecture Center - Xerox Corporation
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    -----Original Message-----
    From: Mark Baker [mailto:distobj@acm.org]
    Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2001 7:12 AM
    To: discuss@apps.ietf.org
    Subject: New draft about HTTP method semantics

    FYI. It's been too quiet around here recently... 8-)

    Forwarded message:
    > A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
    directories.
    >
    >
    > Title : An Abstract Model for HTTP Resource State
    > Author(s) : M. Baker
    > Filename : draft-baker-http-resource-state-model-00.txt
    > Pages :
    > Date : 05-Sep-01
    >
    > The documented semantics of HTTP 1.1 methods, in particular POST,
    > are not well understood, as demonstrated by debates such as whether
    > IPP should have used POST or a new method, how to properly bind
    > SOAP to HTTP, and the ever more common use of POST for tunneling
    > new protocols such as XML-RPC. This note attempts to define an
    > abstract model for the state of HTTP URL scheme addressable
    > resources consistent with HTTP 1.1, but hopefully more descriptive.
    >
    > A URL for this Internet-Draft is:
    >
    http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-baker-http-resource-state-model-00
    .txt



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