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JSON Merge Patch (RFC7396)

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Original Publication Date: 2014-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Nov-01
Document File: 18 page(s) / 13K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

P. Hoffman: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This specification defines the JSON merge patch document format, processing rules, and associated MIME media type identifier. The merge patch format is primarily intended for use with the HTTP PATCH method [RFC5789] as a means of describing a set of modifications to a target resource's content.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                        P. Hoffman Request for Comments: 7396                                VPN Consortium Obsoletes: 7386                                                 J. Snell Category: Standards Track                                   October 2014 ISSN: 2070-1721

                             JSON Merge Patch

Abstract

   This specification defines the JSON merge patch format and processing    rules.  The merge patch format is primarily intended for use with the    HTTP PATCH method as a means of describing a set of modifications to    a target resource's content.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7396.

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Hoffman & Snell              Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7396                    JSON Merge Patch                October 2014

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    2.  Processing Merge Patch Documents  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3    3.  Example . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4    4.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5    5.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6    6.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7      6.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7      6.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7 ...