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Discussion on: Is DELETE really an idempotent HTTP request?

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Rahman Adewale Author • Edited on

This is a good point Jesse , updating a resource would result to the "dateUpdated" field being updated everytime the resource is updated but one can argue that this only happens in cases that the system tracks when this action takes place. Its the same way that a system can track when last a GET request was made on a particular resource . If nothing is being tracked, the PUT request would be idempotent.