draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-13.txt   draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-14.txt 
HTTPbis Working Group J. Reschke HTTPbis Working Group J. Reschke
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Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Method Registrations Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Method Registrations
draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-13 draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-14
Abstract Abstract
This document registers those Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) This document registers those Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
methods which have been defined in standards-track RFCs before the methods which have been defined in standards-track RFCs before the
IANA HTTP Method Registry was established. IANA HTTP Method Registry was established.
Editorial Note (To be removed by RFC Editor) Editorial Note (To be removed by RFC Editor)
Discussion of this draft takes place on the HTTPBIS working group Discussion of this draft takes place on the HTTPBIS working group
mailing list (ietf-http-wg@w3.org), which is archived at mailing list (ietf-http-wg@w3.org), which is archived at
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The current issues list is at <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/ The current issues list is at <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/
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(including fancy diffs) can be found at (including fancy diffs) can be found at
<http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/>. <http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/>.
The changes in this draft are summarized in Appendix B.13. The changes in this draft are summarized in Appendix A.1.
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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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Appendix A. Initial Registry Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Appendix A. Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before
Appendix B. Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before publication) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
publication) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 A.1. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-13 . . . . . 6
B.1. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-00 . . . . . 6
B.2. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-01 . . . . . 6
B.3. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-02 . . . . . 6
B.4. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-03 . . . . . 6
B.5. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-04 . . . . . 6
B.6. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-05 . . . . . 6
B.7. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-06 . . . . . 6
B.8. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-07 . . . . . 6
B.9. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-08 . . . . . 6
B.10. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-09 . . . . . 6
B.11. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-10 . . . . . 7
B.12. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-11 . . . . . 7
B.13. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-12 . . . . . 7
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
This document registers those Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) This document registers those Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
methods which have been defined in standards-track RFCs other than methods which have been defined in standards-track RFCs other than
[draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics] before the IANA HTTP Method [draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics] before the IANA HTTP Method
Registry was established. Registry was 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 The table below provides registrations of HTTP method names to be
the IANA HTTP Method registry at added to the IANA HTTP Method registry at
<http://www.iana.org/assignments/http-methods> (see Section 8.1 of <http://www.iana.org/assignments/http-methods> (see Section 8.1 of
[draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics]). [draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics]).
+-------------------+------+------------+---------------------------+
| Method Name | Safe | Idempotent | Reference |
+-------------------+------+------------+---------------------------+
| ACL | no | yes | [RFC3744], Section 8.1 |
| BASELINE-CONTROL | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 12.6 |
| BIND | no | yes | [RFC5842], Section 4 |
| CHECKIN | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 4.4 |
| | | | and [RFC3253], Section |
| | | | 9.4 |
| CHECKOUT | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 4.3 |
| | | | and [RFC3253], Section |
| | | | 8.8 |
| COPY | no | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.8 |
| LABEL | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 8.2 |
| LINK | no | yes | [RFC2068], Section |
| | | | 19.6.1.2 |
| LOCK | no | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.10 |
| MERGE | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 11.2 |
| MKACTIVITY | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 13.5 |
| MKCALENDAR | no | yes | [RFC4791], Section 5.3.1 |
| MKCOL | no | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.3 |
| MKREDIRECTREF | no | yes | [RFC4437], Section 6 |
| MKWORKSPACE | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 6.3 |
| MOVE | no | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.9 |
| ORDERPATCH | no | yes | [RFC3648], Section 7 |
| PATCH | no | no | [RFC5789], Section 2 |
| PROPFIND | yes | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.1 |
| PROPPATCH | no | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.2 |
| REBIND | no | yes | [RFC5842], Section 6 |
| REPORT | yes | yes | [RFC3253], Section 3.6 |
| SEARCH | yes | yes | [RFC5323], Section 2 |
| UNBIND | no | yes | [RFC5842], Section 5 |
| UNCHECKOUT | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 4.5 |
| UNLINK | no | yes | [RFC2068], Section |
| | | | 19.6.1.3 |
| UNLOCK | no | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.11 |
| UPDATE | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 7.1 |
| UPDATEREDIRECTREF | no | yes | [RFC4437], Section 7 |
| VERSION-CONTROL | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 3.5 |
+-------------------+------+------------+---------------------------+
4. Normative References 4. Normative References
[RFC2068] Fielding, R., Gettys, J., Mogul, [RFC2068] Fielding, R., Gettys, J., Mogul,
J., Nielsen, H., and T. Berners- J., Nielsen, H., and T. Berners-
Lee, "Hypertext Transfer Protocol Lee, "Hypertext Transfer Protocol
-- HTTP/1.1", RFC 2068, -- HTTP/1.1", RFC 2068,
January 1997. January 1997.
[RFC3253] Clemm, G., Amsden, J., Ellison, [RFC3253] Clemm, G., Amsden, J., Ellison,
T., Kaler, C., and J. Whitehead, T., Kaler, C., and J. Whitehead,
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J., Ed., and J. Whitehead, J., Ed., and J. Whitehead,
"Binding Extensions to Web "Binding Extensions to Web
Distributed Authoring and Distributed Authoring and
Versioning (WebDAV)", RFC 5842, Versioning (WebDAV)", RFC 5842,
April 2010. April 2010.
[draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics] Fielding, R., Ed. and J. Reschke, [draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics] Fielding, R., Ed. and J. Reschke,
Ed., "Hypertext Transfer Protocol Ed., "Hypertext Transfer Protocol
(HTTP/1.1): Semantics and (HTTP/1.1): Semantics and
Content", Content",
draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-24 draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-25
(work in progress), (work in progress), November 2013.
September 2013.
Appendix A. Initial Registry Contents
+-------------------+------+------------+---------------------------+
| Method Name | Safe | Idempotent | Reference |
+-------------------+------+------------+---------------------------+
| ACL | no | yes | [RFC3744], Section 8.1 |
| BASELINE-CONTROL | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 12.6 |
| BIND | no | yes | [RFC5842], Section 4 |
| CHECKIN | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 4.4 |
| | | | and [RFC3253], Section |
| | | | 9.4 |
| CHECKOUT | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 4.3 |
| | | | and [RFC3253], Section |
| | | | 8.8 |
| COPY | no | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.8 |
| LABEL | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 8.2 |
| LINK | no | yes | [RFC2068], Section |
| | | | 19.6.1.2 |
| LOCK | no | no | [RFC4918], Section 9.10 |
| MERGE | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 11.2 |
| MKACTIVITY | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 13.5 |
| MKCALENDAR | no | yes | [RFC4791], Section 5.3.1 |
| MKCOL | no | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.3 |
| MKREDIRECTREF | no | yes | [RFC4437], Section 6 |
| MKWORKSPACE | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 6.3 |
| MOVE | no | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.9 |
| ORDERPATCH | no | yes | [RFC3648], Section 7 |
| PATCH | no | no | [RFC5789], Section 2 |
| PROPFIND | yes | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.1 |
| PROPPATCH | no | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.2 |
| REBIND | no | yes | [RFC5842], Section 6 |
| REPORT | yes | yes | [RFC3253], Section 3.6 |
| SEARCH | yes | yes | [RFC5323], Section 2 |
| UNBIND | no | yes | [RFC5842], Section 5 |
| UNCHECKOUT | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 4.5 |
| UNLINK | no | yes | [RFC2068], Section |
| | | | 19.6.1.3 |
| UNLOCK | no | yes | [RFC4918], Section 9.11 |
| UPDATE | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 7.1 |
| UPDATEREDIRECTREF | no | yes | [RFC4437], Section 7 |
| VERSION-CONTROL | no | yes | [RFC3253], Section 3.5 |
+-------------------+------+------------+---------------------------+
Appendix B. Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before publication)
B.1. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-00
Added SEARCH method (RFC 5323).
B.2. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-01
Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
B.3. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-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.
B.4. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-03
draft-dusseault-http-patch was published as RFC 5789.
draft-ietf-webdav-bind was published as RFC 5842. Fix typo in
MKACTIVITY entry. Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
Fix change log section titles.
B.5. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-04
Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
B.6. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-05
Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
B.7. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-06
Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
B.8. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-07
Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
B.9. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-08 Appendix A. Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before publication)
Added itempotency information. Update Changes up to the IETF Last Call draft are summarized in <http://
draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference. trac.tools.ietf.org/html/
draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-13#appendix-B>.
B.10. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-09 A.1. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-13
Closed issues: Closed issues:
o <http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/377>: "what is the o <http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/514>: "registration
idempotency of LINK and UNLINK?" tables should be inside IANA considerations"
Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
B.11. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-10
Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
B.12. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-11
Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference.
B.13. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-12 Clarified the IANA action to say "add".
Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics reference. Updated httpbis reference.
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
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