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Purging a file

Sending a HTTP DELETE to the Atom representation of a file will purge a file completely. Note that, unlike in the normal Sitebuilder interface, a file does not need to be marked as deleted in order to purge the file completely. We do not need to send any extra content with the DELETE

mat@augustus:~$ curl -i -X DELETE -u cuscav
Enter host password for user 'cuscav':

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2011 11:53:52 GMT
Server: Penny
Content-Length: 0
Vary: User-Agent
Content-Type: text/html  

No content is returned in the response body for a DELETE.