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Re: WG Last Call for draft-schulzrinne-http-status-00.txt

From: Maurizio Codogno <mau@beatles.cselt.it>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 17:49:47 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199711241649.RAA20030@beatles.cselt.it>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Koen:

% And if you really want to send a 5 digit code like 45205 to a http
% client without prior negotiation, you could always invent some wrapping
% scheme with responses like
% 
% HTTP/1.1 299 Extended status code
% Status: 45205 Epibration complete
% Content-type: text/html
% ....

Agreed.
I fear that working mod 1000 is a far worse kludge, and it risks to
break current implementations.

.mau.
Received on Monday, 24 November 1997 08:53:29 EST

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