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From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@kiwi.ics.uci.edu>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 00:42:54 -0800
To: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9711250058.aa16152@paris.ics.uci.edu>
As a general rule, do not use a status code to indicate something which
is not status -- doing so breaks orthogonal design issues.
If the same functionality can be accomplished with a header field
(new or existing), then do that instead.

Received on Tuesday, 25 November 1997 01:19:10 EST

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