Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)L. Dusseault
Request for Comments: 5789Linden Lab
Category: Standards TrackJ. Snell
ISSN: 2070-1721March 2010

PATCH Method for HTTP


Several applications extending the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) require a feature to do partial resource modification. The existing HTTP PUT method only allows a complete replacement of a document. This proposal adds a new HTTP method, PATCH, to modify an existing HTTP resource.