[html5] PUT and DELETE methods in html5 forms

Jon Barnett jonbarnett at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 12:41:25 PDT 2007

On 8/24/07, Andrew Baine <andrew.baine at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, I was wondering if it will be specified how a client will construct
> requests from forms with method="PUT" and method="DELETE".  I understand how
> method="GET" form information is encoded into the query string and
> method="POST" form information is encoded into the message body, but I was
> wondering about PUT and DELETE.  How is form information to be encoded in
> forms with these methods -- like GET, POST, or some other way?
> Thanks in advance for any help,
> Andrew

It's specified differently based on the type of URI (http, ftp, file,
etc), but you'd be interested in starting here:


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