[Catalyst] Re: [Semi OT] HTTP DELETEs

A. Pagaltzis pagaltzis at gmx.de
Sat Aug 11 17:53:06 GMT 2007

Hi Jonathan,

* Jonathan Tweed <jonathan at tweed.name> [2007-08-11 18:40]:
> On 10 Aug 2007, at 14:24, A. Pagaltzis wrote:
> >I think that says quite clearly that if the method definition
> >is silent about an entity-body, then no entity-body is
> >allowed.
> >
> >The sections on PUT, POST and TRACE discuss entity-bodies; the
> >sections on OPTIONS, GET, HEAD, DELETE and CONNECT do not.
> I'm must be looking in the wrong place. I've been looking in
> the  definitions in section 9 and I don't see it mentioned.
> Which sections are you referring to?

that is exactly the right place. Section 4.3 explains that an
entity-body is allowed only if the method allows it. And in the
method definitions in section 9, only PUT, POST and TRACE allow
it. So that means it’s not allowed with any of the other methods.

Aristotle Pagaltzis // <http://plasmasturm.org/>

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