I'm having trouble determining what I might put in the body of a response to an OPTIONS request? are there conventions? standards? What do you put? do you just provide a list of other METHODS? should you give the representation?

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Check out RESTful web services By Leonard Richardson, Sam Ruby

Here's a link to page 98. "There are no accepted standards."

The methods are part of the ALLOW header. Not the body of the response.

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