Re: PUT and DELETE tunneling

From: Julian Reschke <>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 18:17:51 +0200

Marc Hadley wrote:
> On Apr 26, 2007, at 11:49 AM, Stefan Tilkov wrote:
>> I'm pretty sure there are strong opinions on this - just checking: do
>> we want to support some way to do a pseudo-PUT and DELETE through POST?
>> Even if we don't want to explicitly encourage it, do we want enable
>> the API's users to do this? If so, how?
> I think we already allow it using a variety of means but we don't make
> it transparent. E.g. one could use a header or matrix URI param to hold
> the put|delete method name and extract those in the method:
> @HttpMethod(POST)
> String doMethod(@HeaderParam("method") String method) {...}
> Is that good enough or do folks want something more automated ?

Please no.