17 July 2009
According to the RESTful style, you should make use of the four HTTP methods GET, POST, PUT and DELETE. However, in many cases only GET and POST is used, and POST is used when you really should use PUT or DELETE. I consider this as a quite minor issue.
However, using GET instead of POST (or PUT or DELETE) is much worse.
The current HTTP 1.1 specfication (RFC-2616) clearly states that a GET request must be safe, i.