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The PATCH method is used to apply partial modifications to a resource.

The PATCH method

The PATCH method requests that a set of changes described in the request entity be applied to the resource identified by the Request- URI. The set of changes is represented in a format called a "patch document" identified by a media type. If the Request-URI does not point to an existing resource, the server MAY create a new resource, depending on the patch document type (whether it can logically modify a null resource) and permissions, etc.


if (FALSE) {
x <- HttpClient$new(url = "")
x$patch(path = 'patch', body = list(hello = "mars"))