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The Use of Post: A Response to draft-cohen-http-postal-00.txt
draft-debry-http-usepost-00

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Thomas N. Hastings , F. Don Wright , Harry Lewis , Scott A. Isaacson , Roger deBry , Carl Kugler , Stee Gebert
Last updated 1998-02-24
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at:
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-debry-http-usepost-00.txt

Abstract

A recent Internet Draft [1] argues that the common use of POST to proide a uniform method of passing blocks of data to an application, is being misused in the definition of new application protocols, such as the Internet Printing Protocol. Cohen et. al. argue that a new PUSH method be defined for this purpose. This Internet Draft argues that the existing POST method proides all of the required functionality for back end applications, such as Print, without sacrificing the leels of security that customers expect. More importantly, from the customer\022s point of iew, it does this without any impact to existing, installed network components.

Authors

Thomas N. Hastings
F. Don Wright
Harry Lewis
Scott A. Isaacson
Roger deBry
Carl Kugler
Stee Gebert

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