The application/json-merge-patch Media Type

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (candidate for appsawg WG)
Author James Snell 
Last updated 2013-05-21 (latest revision 2013-01-07)
Replaced by RFC 7386
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This specification defines the application/json-merge-patch media type and it's intended use with the HTTP PATCH method defined by RFC 5789.


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