Accept-Patch response HTTP header advertises which media-type the server is able to understand in a PATCH request.
Accept-Patch in response to any method means that PATCH is allowed on the resource identified by the Request-URI. Two common cases lead to this:
A server receiving a PATCH request with an unsupported media type could reply with
Unsupported Media Type and an Accept-Patch header referencing one or more supported media types.
- An IANA registry maintains a complete list of official content encodings.
- Two others content encoding,
bzip2, are sometimes used, though not standard. They implement the algorithm used by these two UNIX programs. Note that the first one was discontinued due to patent licensing problems.
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|Forbidden header name||yes|