[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] mythtv branch master updated by stuartm. v0.28-pre-1486-g96bb040

George Nassas gnassas at mac.com
Fri Jun 6 16:46:58 UTC 2014

> commit 3ab388c99b77e5b5b96ad267fc501ec5d732f5f5
> Author:    Stuart Morgan <smorgan at mythtv.org> at Tue, 3 Jun 2014 23:10:41 +0100
> Committer: Stuart Morgan <smorgan at mythtv.org> at Tue, 3 Jun 2014 23:30:01 +0100
> URL:       http://code.mythtv.org/cgit/mythtv/commit/?id=3ab388c99b77e5b5b96ad267fc501ec5d732f5f5
> Services API: Fix a few endpoints which should have been POST only.
> RFC 2616 states "In particular, the convention has been established
> that the GET and HEAD methods SHOULD NOT have the significance of
> taking an action other than retrieval. These methods ought to be
> considered 'safe'."
> In other words, any endpoint which alters data or which triggers any
> action such as starting video playback, sending notifications etc
> should use POST. These are things that should not be triggered by
> accident.

Just curious, shouldn't these changes implied a class version change too? If you have a protocol connection open you can test for >= 82 but a services-only client is shooting in the dark.

- George

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