Apache 2.2 and HTTP PUT

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When installing and using Apache 2.2 ran into a two issues. The first had to do with installing php 5.1.1 that wasn't resolved but I switched to 4.4.1 the next had to do with a permission problem which was easily resolved.

The latest has to do with using the HTTP Put method. Though file uploads are primarily made as POSTs, PUT is in fact more suited for the task because it does not involve decoding a MIME message as with a POST. That makes it easier to process the upload. Easier for the programmer and the server.

PUT method support is enabled apache like this:

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