[Twisted-web] REST and DELETE

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Wed Dec 19 16:07:41 EST 2007

On Wed, 19 Dec 2007 12:55:18 -0800 (PST), Gary Jefferson <garyjefferson123 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>I notice that twisted.web.resource supports GET, PUT,
>and POST (via render_ methods), but not DELETE.  Is
>this intentional, or are there some plans to add
>support for those of us who want to do full-fledged
>REST with twisted-web?

Are you sure?  If you implement render_DELETE on a Resource,
I think twisted.web will call it.

>I haven't looked at figuring out httpclient support
>for the same in twisted yet, but I'm assuming that
>sending DELETE/PUT is similar to sending POST, i.e.,
>use putrequest() with 'DELETE'?

I'm not sure what putrequest is.  I also don't really know
what the contents of a DELETE request might be, so I probably
couldn't say anything useful here even if I did know what
putrequest is.


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