draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-02.txt   draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-03.txt 
HTTPbis Working Group J. Reschke HTTPbis Working Group J. Reschke
Internet-Draft greenbytes Internet-Draft greenbytes
Updates: May 23, 2009 Intended status: Informational March 8, 2010
draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-06 Expires: September 9, 2010
(if approved)
Intended status: Informational
Expires: November 24, 2009
Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Method Registrations Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Method Registrations
draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-02 draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-03
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.
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This document registers those Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) described in the BSD License.
methods which have been defined in standards-track RFCs before the
IANA HTTP Method Registry was established.
Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
2. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
3. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
4. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 4. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Appendix A. Initial Registry Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Appendix A. Initial Registry Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Appendix B. Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before Appendix B. Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before
publication) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 publication) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
B.1. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-00 . . . . 5 B.1. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-00 . . . . 5
B.2. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-01 . . . . 5 B.2. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-01 . . . . 6
Author's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 B.3. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-02 . . . . 6
Author's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
This document registers those Hypertext Transfer ProtocolHypertext This document registers those Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Transfer Protocol (HTTP) methods which have been defined in methods which have been defined in standards-track RFCs before the
standards-track RFCs before the IANA HTTP Method Registry was IANA HTTP Method Registry was established.
established.
2. Security Considerations 2. Security Considerations
There are no security considerations related to the registration There are no security considerations related to the registration
itself. itself.
3. IANA Considerations 3. IANA Considerations
Appendix A provides initial registrations of HTTP method names for Appendix A provides initial registrations of HTTP method names for
the IANA HTTP Method registry at the IANA HTTP Method registry at
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"Calendaring Extensions to WebDAV (CalDAV)", RFC 4791, "Calendaring Extensions to WebDAV (CalDAV)", RFC 4791,
March 2007. March 2007.
[RFC4918] Dusseault, L., Ed., "HTTP Extensions for Web Distributed [RFC4918] Dusseault, L., Ed., "HTTP Extensions for Web Distributed
Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)", RFC 4918, June 2007. Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)", RFC 4918, June 2007.
[RFC5323] Reschke, J., Ed., Reddy, S., Davis, J., and A. Babich, [RFC5323] Reschke, J., Ed., Reddy, S., Davis, J., and A. Babich,
"Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) "Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)
SEARCH", RFC 5323, November 2008. SEARCH", RFC 5323, November 2008.
[draft-dusseault-http-patch]
Dusseault, L. and J. Snell, "PATCH Method for HTTP",
draft-dusseault-http-patch-16 (work in progress),
November 2009.
In RFC Editor Queue, see <http://www.rfc-editor.org/
queue2.html#draft-dusseault-http-patch>.
[draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics] [draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics]
Fielding, R., Ed., Gettys, J., Mogul, J., Frystyk, H., Fielding, R., Ed., Gettys, J., Mogul, J., Frystyk, H.,
Masinter, L., Leach, P., Berners-Lee, T., Lafon, Y., Ed., Masinter, L., Leach, P., Berners-Lee, T., Lafon, Y., Ed.,
and J. Reschke, Ed., "HTTP/1.1, part 2: Message and J. Reschke, Ed., "HTTP/1.1, part 2: Message
Semantics", draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-06 (work in Semantics", draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-09 (work in
progress), March 2009. progress), March 2010.
[draft-ietf-webdav-bind]
Clemm, G., Crawford, J., Reschke, J., Ed., and J.
Whitehead, "Binding Extensions to Web Distributed
Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)",
draft-ietf-webdav-bind-27 (work in progress),
December 2009.
In RFC Editor Queue, see <http://www.rfc-editor.org/
queue2.html#draft-ietf-webdav-bind>.
Appendix A. Initial Registry Contents Appendix A. Initial Registry Contents
+-------------------+------+----------------------------------------+ +-------------------+------+----------------------------------------+
| Method Name | Safe | Reference | | Method Name | Safe | Reference |
+-------------------+------+----------------------------------------+ +-------------------+------+----------------------------------------+
| ACL | no | [RFC3744], Section 8.1 | | ACL | no | [RFC3744], Section 8.1 |
| BASELINE-CONTROL | no | [RFC3253], Section 12.6 | | BASELINE-CONTROL | no | [RFC3253], Section 12.6 |
| BIND | no | [draft-ietf-webdav-bind], Section 4 |
| CHECKIN | no | [RFC3253], Section 4.4 and [RFC3253], | | CHECKIN | no | [RFC3253], Section 4.4 and [RFC3253], |
| | | Section 9.4 | | | | Section 9.4 |
| CHECKOUT | no | [RFC3253], Section 4.3 and [RFC3253], | | CHECKOUT | no | [RFC3253], Section 4.3 and [RFC3253], |
| | | Section 8.8 | | | | Section 8.8 |
| COPY | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.8 | | COPY | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.8 |
| LABEL | no | [RFC3253], Section 8.2 | | LABEL | no | [RFC3253], Section 8.2 |
| LINK | no | [RFC2068], Section 19.6.1.2 | | LINK | no | [RFC2068], Section 19.6.1.2 |
| LOCK | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.10 | | LOCK | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.10 |
| MERGE | no | [RFC3253], Section 11.2 | | MERGE | no | [RFC3253], Section 11.2 |
| MKAKTIVITY | no | [RFC3253], Section 13.5 | | MKAKTIVITY | no | [RFC3253], Section 13.5 |
| MKCALENDAR | no | [RFC4791], Section 5.3.1 | | MKCALENDAR | no | [RFC4791], Section 5.3.1 |
| MKCOL | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.3 | | MKCOL | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.3 |
| MKREDIRECTREF | no | [RFC4437], Section 6 | | MKREDIRECTREF | no | [RFC4437], Section 6 |
| MKWORKSPACE | no | [RFC3253], Section 6.3 | | MKWORKSPACE | no | [RFC3253], Section 6.3 |
| MOVE | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.9 | | MOVE | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.9 |
| ORDERPATCH | no | [RFC3648], Section 7 | | ORDERPATCH | no | [RFC3648], Section 7 |
| PATCH | no | [RFC2068], Section 19.6.1.1 | | PATCH | no | [draft-dusseault-http-patch], Section |
| | | 2 |
| PROPFIND | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.1 | | PROPFIND | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.1 |
| PROPPATCH | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.2 | | PROPPATCH | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.2 |
| REBIND | no | [draft-ietf-webdav-bind], Section 6 |
| REPORT | yes | [RFC3253], Section 3.6 | | REPORT | yes | [RFC3253], Section 3.6 |
| SEARCH | yes | [RFC5323], Section 2 | | SEARCH | yes | [RFC5323], Section 2 |
| UNBIND | no | [draft-ietf-webdav-bind], Section 5 |
| UNCHECKOUT | no | [RFC3253], Section 4.5 | | UNCHECKOUT | no | [RFC3253], Section 4.5 |
| UNLINK | no | [RFC2068], Section 19.6.1.3 | | UNLINK | no | [RFC2068], Section 19.6.1.3 |
| UNLOCK | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.11 | | UNLOCK | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.11 |
| UPDATE | no | [RFC3253], Section 7.1 | | UPDATE | no | [RFC3253], Section 7.1 |
| UPDATEREDIRECTREF | no | [RFC4437], Section 7 | | UPDATEREDIRECTREF | no | [RFC4437], Section 7 |
| VERSION-CONTROL | no | [RFC3253], Section 3.5 | | VERSION-CONTROL | no | [RFC3253], Section 3.5 |
+-------------------+------+----------------------------------------+ +-------------------+------+----------------------------------------+
Appendix B. Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before publication) Appendix B. Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before publication)
B.1. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-00 B.1. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-00
Added SEARCH method (RFC 5323). Added SEARCH method (RFC 5323).
B.2. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-01 B.2. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-01
Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference. Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
B.3. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-method-registrations-02
Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference. PATCH is now
defined in draft-dusseault-http-patch. BIND, UNBIND and REBIND are
defined in draft-ietf-webdav-bind. Drop the "updates
draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics" clause.
Author's Address Author's Address
Julian F. Reschke Julian F. Reschke
greenbytes GmbH greenbytes GmbH
Hafenweg 16 Hafenweg 16
Muenster, NW 48155 Muenster, NW 48155
Germany Germany
Email: julian.reschke@greenbytes.de Email: julian.reschke@greenbytes.de
URI: http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/ URI: http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/
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