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PUT => PATCH or PUT

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@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ It consists of several modules:
* Action Dispatch, which parses information about the web request, handles
routing as defined by the user, and does advanced processing related to HTTP
- such as MIME-type negotiation, decoding parameters in POST/PUT bodies,
+ such as MIME-type negotiation, decoding parameters in POST, PATCH, or PUT bodies,
handling HTTP caching logic, cookies and sessions.
* Action Controller, which provides a base controller class that can be
@@ -210,7 +210,7 @@ The HTTP protocol basically provides two main types of requests - GET and POST (
* The interaction _changes the state_ of the resource in a way that the user would perceive (e.g., a subscription to a service), or
* The user is _held accountable for the results_ of the interaction.
-If your web application is RESTful, you might be used to additional HTTP verbs, such as PUT or DELETE. Most of today's web browsers, however do not support them - only GET and POST. Rails uses a hidden `_method` field to handle this barrier.
+If your web application is RESTful, you might be used to additional HTTP verbs, such as PATCH, PUT or DELETE. Most of today's web browsers, however do not support them - only GET and POST. Rails uses a hidden `_method` field to handle this barrier.
_POST requests can be sent automatically, too_. Here is an example for a link which displays www.harmless.com as destination in the browser's status bar. In fact it dynamically creates a new form that sends a POST request.

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