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Re: Should a DELETE against a non-existent resource return a 2xx code?

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 01:11:39 +0200
To: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1187824299.32075.95.camel@henriknordstrom.net>

On mån, 2007-08-20 at 10:05 -0700, Yaron Goland wrote:

> What’s the opinion of the working group?

I would prefer 404. It's quite likely useful to the client to know that
the object wasn't found by the server.

404 is also in line with how servers respond to other requests for
non-existing resources.

Received on Wednesday, 22 August 2007 23:11:49 UTC

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