[erlang-patches] Patch for PUT and DELETE inets HTTP methods support

Jan Lehnardt <>
Mon Feb 9 12:35:42 CET 2009

On 9 Feb 2009, at 11:10, Michal Ptaszek wrote:

> In the times of RESTful addressing style it is a very inconvenient  
> situation where when one wants to remove something on the server  
> side must use 'POST' method instead of simple 'DELETE'.
> Are there any plans to widen the set of accepted HTTP methods?

We shipped our own patched version of inets to fix that back in the
day with CouchDB. I agree that this is a useful addition. Also, if you
are considering my patch about the WebDAV extension methods,
you'd most likely want to update this list as well.


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