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HTTPbis Working Group                                         J. Reschke
Internet-Draft                                                greenbytes
Updates:                                                    May 23, 2009
draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-06
(if approved)
Intended status: Informational
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    Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Method Registrations
               draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-02

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Abstract

   This document registers those Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
   methods which have been defined in standards-track RFCs before the
   IANA HTTP Method Registry was established.


Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   2.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   3.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   4.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   Appendix A.  Initial Registry Contents  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
   Appendix B.  Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before
                publication) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
     B.1.  Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-00 . . . . 5
     B.2.  Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-01 . . . . 5
   Author's Address  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
































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1.  Introduction

   This document registers those Hypertext Transfer ProtocolHypertext
   Transfer Protocol (HTTP) methods which have been defined in
   standards-track RFCs before the IANA HTTP Method Registry was
   established.


2.  Security Considerations

   There are no security considerations related to the registration
   itself.


3.  IANA Considerations

   Appendix A provides initial registrations of HTTP method names for
   the IANA HTTP Method registry at
   <http://www.iana.org/assignments/http-methods> (see Section 2.1 of
   [draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics]).


4.  Normative References

   [RFC2068]  Fielding, R., Gettys, J., Mogul, J., Nielsen, H., and T.
              Berners-Lee, "Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1",
              RFC 2068, January 1997.

   [RFC3253]  Clemm, G., Amsden, J., Ellison, T., Kaler, C., and J.
              Whitehead, "Versioning Extensions to WebDAV (Web
              Distributed Authoring and Versioning)", RFC 3253,
              March 2002.

   [RFC3648]  Whitehead, J. and J. Reschke, Ed., "Web Distributed
              Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Ordered Collections
              Protocol", RFC 3648, December 2003.

   [RFC3744]  Clemm, G., Reschke, J., Sedlar, E., and J. Whitehead, "Web
              Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Access
              Control Protocol", RFC 3744, May 2004.

   [RFC4437]  Whitehead, J., Clemm, G., and J. Reschke, Ed., "Web
              Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)
              Redirect Reference Resources", RFC 4437, March 2006.

   [RFC4791]  Daboo, C., Desruisseaux, B., and L. Dusseault,
              "Calendaring Extensions to WebDAV (CalDAV)", RFC 4791,
              March 2007.



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   [RFC4918]  Dusseault, L., Ed., "HTTP Extensions for Web Distributed
              Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)", RFC 4918, June 2007.

   [RFC5323]  Reschke, J., Ed., Reddy, S., Davis, J., and A. Babich,
              "Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)
              SEARCH", RFC 5323, November 2008.

   [draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics]
              Fielding, R., Ed., Gettys, J., Mogul, J., Frystyk, H.,
              Masinter, L., Leach, P., Berners-Lee, T., Lafon, Y., Ed.,
              and J. Reschke, Ed., "HTTP/1.1, part 2: Message
              Semantics", draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-06 (work in
              progress), March 2009.


Appendix A.  Initial Registry Contents

   +-------------------+------+----------------------------------------+
   | Method Name       | Safe | Reference                              |
   +-------------------+------+----------------------------------------+
   | ACL               | no   | [RFC3744], Section 8.1                 |
   | BASELINE-CONTROL  | no   | [RFC3253], Section 12.6                |
   | CHECKIN           | no   | [RFC3253], Section 4.4 and [RFC3253],  |
   |                   |      | Section 9.4                            |
   | CHECKOUT          | no   | [RFC3253], Section 4.3 and [RFC3253],  |
   |                   |      | Section 8.8                            |
   | COPY              | no   | [RFC4918], Section 9.8                 |
   | LABEL             | no   | [RFC3253], Section 8.2                 |
   | LINK              | no   | [RFC2068], Section 19.6.1.2            |
   | LOCK              | no   | [RFC4918], Section 9.10                |
   | MERGE             | no   | [RFC3253], Section 11.2                |
   | MKAKTIVITY        | no   | [RFC3253], Section 13.5                |
   | MKCALENDAR        | no   | [RFC4791], Section 5.3.1               |
   | MKCOL             | no   | [RFC4918], Section 9.3                 |
   | MKREDIRECTREF     | no   | [RFC4437], Section 6                   |
   | MKWORKSPACE       | no   | [RFC3253], Section 6.3                 |
   | MOVE              | no   | [RFC4918], Section 9.9                 |
   | ORDERPATCH        | no   | [RFC3648], Section 7                   |
   | PATCH             | no   | [RFC2068], Section 19.6.1.1            |
   | PROPFIND          | yes  | [RFC4918], Section 9.1                 |
   | PROPPATCH         | no   | [RFC4918], Section 9.2                 |
   | REPORT            | yes  | [RFC3253], Section 3.6                 |
   | SEARCH            | yes  | [RFC5323], Section 2                   |
   | UNCHECKOUT        | no   | [RFC3253], Section 4.5                 |
   | UNLINK            | no   | [RFC2068], Section 19.6.1.3            |
   | UNLOCK            | no   | [RFC4918], Section 9.11                |
   | UPDATE            | no   | [RFC3253], Section 7.1                 |
   | UPDATEREDIRECTREF | no   | [RFC4437], Section 7                   |



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   | VERSION-CONTROL   | no   | [RFC3253], Section 3.5                 |
   +-------------------+------+----------------------------------------+


Appendix B.  Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before publication)

B.1.  Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-00

   Added SEARCH method (RFC 5323).

B.2.  Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-01

   Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.


Author's Address

   Julian F. Reschke
   greenbytes GmbH
   Hafenweg 16
   Muenster, NW  48155
   Germany

   Email: julian.reschke@greenbytes.de
   URI:   http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/


























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