[Catalyst] Re: [Semi OT] HTTP DELETEs

Jonathan Tweed jonathan at tweed.name
Thu Aug 9 12:11:10 GMT 2007

On Wed, 8 Aug 2007 23:42:22 +0200, "A. Pagaltzis" <pagaltzis at gmx.de> wrote:
> * Jonathan Tweed <jonathan at tweed.name> [2007-08-08 21:35]:
>> 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.
>     4.3 Message Body
>         […] A message-body MUST NOT be included in a request if
>         the specification of the request method (section 5.1.1)
>         does not allow sending an entity-body in requests. […]

I saw this, but in the definitions of the methods themselves I couldn't see where this was explicitly specified.
>> 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?
> Yes.

We'll do that then.


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