[Catalyst] Re: RFC: Catalyst::Controller::REST::DBIC

luke saunders luke.saunders at gmail.com
Mon May 5 10:46:56 BST 2008

On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 1:20 AM, Patrick Donelan <pat at patspam.com> wrote:
> > No, but how you provide an alternative to full RESTness for clients that
> > don't handle the full range of HTTP verbs -is- a matter for discussion.
> >
> Which clients are we talking about here? I did a quick google search and
> could only find an off-hand remark along the lines of "in 2006 safari had
> poor support for REST verbs". I'm interested because in my own personal
> experience I haven't run into any problems generating PUT/POST/GET/DELETE
> with IE/FF/Opera browsers. Or are you talking about the inability to specify
> anything other than GET or POST as a form method?

I'm afraid I can't remember exactly, it was around two years ago and
we needed to fire PUT requests using XHR in JS using Dojo and it just
wasn't happening. Dojo has changed dramatically since then and now has
an xhrPut method so I expect whatever the problem has been addressed.

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