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Re: What happened to Retry-After and 503?

From: Roy Fielding <fielding@beach.w3.org>
Date: Sat, 02 Sep 1995 16:44:12 -0400
Message-Id: <199509022044.QAA03520@beach.w3.org>
To: Chuck Shotton <cshotton@biap.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
>It is extremely important that this header field be supported, and that
>this response be supported by both clients and servers. Can someone tell me
>what happened to this field and the semantics of the 503 response code?

They did not fit within the guidelines of HTTP/1.0, as previously
described on this list.  There were far more prevalent items removed
as well, and they will return in HTTP/1.1.

 ....Roy T. Fielding  Department of ICS, University of California, Irvine USA
                      Visiting Scholar, MIT/LCS + World-Wide Web Consortium
                      (fielding@w3.org)                (fielding@ics.uci.edu)
Received on Saturday, 2 September 1995 13:46:37 UTC

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