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From Dustin Sallings <>
Subject Re: Exist test?
Date Tue, 06 Nov 2012 04:34:36 GMT
Kevin Burton <>

> I understand the HTTP verb HEAD. But I was unaware that that verb was
> part of CRUD and a REST interface, particularly in the CouchDB
> interface. Where can I learn more about HEAD and the REST interface to
> CouchDB?

  HEAD does exactly what the spec says it should do.  Pretty much all of
CouchDB works the way you'd think it should work based on HTTP spec,
though you need to mind the rev when doing writes or it will reject them
as conflicted.


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