[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #39150: Empty JSON Payload Causes rest_invalid_json

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#39150: Empty JSON Payload Causes rest_invalid_json
 Reporter:  GamerZ                    |       Owner:  jnylen0
     Type:  defect (bug)              |      Status:  accepted
 Priority:  normal                    |   Milestone:  4.7.1
Component:  REST API                  |     Version:  4.7
 Severity:  normal                    |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  has-patch has-unit-tests  |     Focuses:

Comment (by jnylen0):

 > I defer to the API team on this, but I wonder if a narrower fix might be
 to skip body parsing (or allow empty body) for methods that don't
 specifically support a message-body.

 I'm not opposed to it, but @boonebgorges let's do that in a separate

 The issue being discussed here was introduced in 4.7; the change you're
 proposing would date back to 4.4.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/39150#comment:13>
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