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Re: DELETE Content-Type / : deleting specific representation

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 14:48:22 +0100 (MET)
To: Reto Bachmann-Gmür <reto@gmuer.ch>
cc: HTTP working group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.64.0601311447150.17487@gnenaghyn.vaevn.se>

On Tue, 31 Jan 2006, Reto Bachmann-Gmür wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm wondering if the DELETE method can be used to to remove only a specific 
> representation of a resource - can the Content-Type and Content-Language 
> headers be used to specify the representation to be deleted? Is there another 
> solution?

When you retrieve the resource you want to Delete, you may have a 
Content-Location indicating the real URI served, in that case, you can do 
the DELETE on this one.

Yves Lafon - W3C
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Received on Tuesday, 31 January 2006 13:49:55 UTC

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