Unless specified otherwise, this document assumes that the following specific operations call HTTP methods.

OperationHTTP methodMeaning
Get or readGETGet data.
CreatePOSTCreate new data.
Replace attributesPUTReplace all existing attributes with the new ones. Attributes with unspecified new values will be reset to null values.
Update a (sub)set of attributesPATCHReplace some attributes only with the new ones. Unspecified attributes remain unchanged.
DeleteDELETEDelete data.