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Re: Follow-up about PUT and DELETE in form methods

From: Cameron Heavon-Jones <cmhjones@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 15:13:35 +0000
Cc: Mirko Gustony <mirko.gustony@gmail.com>, thibault <thibault@miximum.fr>, public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <5C4554DA-F0FE-4E64-A993-741C3B17F455@gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On 13/12/2011, at 3:04 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Different clients have different expectations on the response payload they get for a successful DELETE, though. Most non-HTML clients do not care about any additional information, so sending more than a status message is a waste of bits.

Why is the client advertising that it "Accept: text\html" if it doesn't want it? Seems like it is requesting a waste of bits.

if it wants a simple status message it should "Accept: text\plain" or some such other.

thanks,
cam
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