HTTPbis Working GroupJ. Reschke
Updates: draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-06 (if approved)May 23, 2009
Intended status: Informational
Expires: November 24, 2009

Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Method Registrations

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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.

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 <> (see Section 2.1 of [draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics]).

4. Normative References

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”, Internet-Draft draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-06 (work in progress), March 2009.
Fielding, R., Gettys, J., Mogul, J., Nielsen, H., and T. Berners-Lee, “Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1”, RFC 2068, January 1997.
Clemm, G., Amsden, J., Ellison, T., Kaler, C., and J. Whitehead, “Versioning Extensions to WebDAV (Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning)”, RFC 3253, March 2002.
Whitehead, J. and J. Reschke, Ed., “Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Ordered Collections Protocol”, RFC 3648, December 2003.
Clemm, G., Reschke, J., Sedlar, E., and J. Whitehead, “Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Access Control Protocol”, RFC 3744, May 2004.
Whitehead, J., Clemm, G., and J. Reschke, Ed., “Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Redirect Reference Resources”, RFC 4437, March 2006.
Daboo, C., Desruisseaux, B., and L. Dusseault, “Calendaring Extensions to WebDAV (CalDAV)”, RFC 4791, March 2007.
Dusseault, L., Ed., “HTTP Extensions for Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)”, RFC 4918, June 2007.
Reschke, J., Ed., Reddy, S., Davis, J., and A. Babich, “Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) SEARCH”, RFC 5323, November 2008.

Appendix A. Initial Registry Contents

Method NameSafeReference
ACLno[RFC3744], Section 8.1
BASELINE-CONTROLno[RFC3253], Section 12.6
CHECKINno[RFC3253], Section 4.4 and [RFC3253], Section 9.4
CHECKOUTno[RFC3253], Section 4.3 and [RFC3253], Section 8.8
COPYno[RFC4918], Section 9.8
LABELno[RFC3253], Section 8.2
LINKno[RFC2068], Section
LOCKno[RFC4918], Section 9.10
MERGEno[RFC3253], Section 11.2
MKAKTIVITYno[RFC3253], Section 13.5
MKCALENDARno[RFC4791], Section 5.3.1
MKCOLno[RFC4918], Section 9.3
MKREDIRECTREFno[RFC4437], Section 6
MKWORKSPACEno[RFC3253], Section 6.3
MOVEno[RFC4918], Section 9.9
ORDERPATCHno[RFC3648], Section 7
PATCHno[RFC2068], Section
PROPFINDyes[RFC4918], Section 9.1
PROPPATCHno[RFC4918], Section 9.2
REPORTyes[RFC3253], Section 3.6
SEARCHyes[RFC5323], Section 2
UNCHECKOUTno[RFC3253], Section 4.5
UNLINKno[RFC2068], Section
UNLOCKno[RFC4918], Section 9.11
UPDATEno[RFC3253], Section 7.1
VERSION-CONTROLno[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