[Catalyst] [Semi OT] HTTP DELETEs

Ash Berlin ash_cpan at firemirror.com
Wed Aug 8 21:07:20 GMT 2007

Jonathan Tweed wrote:
> Hi
> Sorry if this is too off topic but I can't think of anywhere else to 
> ask. Plus the system in question is a Catalyst app ;-)
> Can an HTTP DELETE have an entity body? I have looked in the HTTP spec 
> and as far as I can see it doesn't say.
> The use case is when someone deletes a resource they want to be able to 
> specify the reason why they deleted it. If it's legal for a DELETE to 
> have a body they could put the reason in there. If not, is it a 
> reasonable use of a custom header?
> Thanks
> Jonathan
As far as I am aware, _all_ HTTP requests can have bodies, with the 
possible exception of GET...


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