Feature #11843

Use request.format instead of request[:format]

Added by Kevin Gilpin over 10 years ago. Updated over 10 years ago.

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Category:REST API
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Allow request headers to determine the format, not just URL extension

use request.format instead of request[:format]


#1 Updated by Jean-Philippe Lang over 10 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Defect to Feature
  • Category set to REST API

Any particular reason to request this?

#2 Updated by Kevin Gilpin over 10 years ago

request[:format] is really just a Rails convention. request.format adheres to the HTTP spec by responding to Accept header. Some client libraries will set the Accept header, e.g. application/json when connecting to the Redmine API.

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