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RE: What's the mechanism for adding new error codes?

From: Josh Cohen (Exchange) <joshco@Exchange.Microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 1999 14:45:33 -0800
Message-ID: <BFF90FB6CF66D111BF4F0000F840DB850BCBBE52@LASSIE>
To: "'Kevin J. Dyer'" <kdyer@draper.com>, IETF HTTP WG <http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
why dont you just use the HTTP authentication scheme system and make use of
the auth-info header ?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin J. Dyer [mailto:kdyer@draper.com]
> Sent: Monday, December 13, 1999 8:28 AM
> To: IETF HTTP WG
> Subject: Re: What's the mechanism for adding new error codes?
> 
> 
> At 06:45 PM 12/9/99 , Rohit Khare wrote:
> 
> >http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-tls-http-upgra
> de-04.txt
> >
> >is awaiting IESG  announcement of an Internet-wide last call 
> -- it was 
> >LC'd at TLS-WG and here.  It will establish a new IANA 
> registry for new 
> >reply codes.
> 
> Thanks,  I did notice the error registry component since the 
> main topic of 
> the draft was TLS.
> 
> 
> >Policies, forms, etc. can be found there...
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Rohit
> >
> >PS. I'm conspicuously ducking the question of whether your intended 
> >application is "correct" or not; this is just an answer to 
> the question of 
> >"how"...
> 
> 
> Question to the group:  Should we set aside a block of error 
> codes in each 
> range for local requirements?  I compare this to
>                           the reserved blocks of IP addresses 
> for us behind 
> NATs or standalone systems.
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Received on Tuesday, 14 December 1999 23:39:27 EST

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