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Re: DELETE and 410 Gone

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 13:56:11 -0700
Cc: httpbis Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D5CF9DAC-28A9-434F-BE02-F35114B4A80E@gbiv.com>
To: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
On Aug 25, 2011, at 1:44 PM, Karl Dubost wrote:
> Let's go back to something more practical in which concrete cases right now the DELETE is used on the Web. I had the impression that if someone was sending a DELETE, it meant "resource owner that says the resource is gone".

It actually means remove the current representation.
The resource is the mapping over time, and hence can't
be deleted.

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