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Re: Proposal for an HTTP ERR method

From: Scott Lawrence <scott@skrb.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 14:25:57 -0400
To: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Cc: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org, Atom Syntax <atom-syntax@imc.org>
Message-Id: <1088015157.4393.18.camel@sukothai.pingtel.com>

On Wed, 2004-06-23 at 14:20, Alex Rousskov wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Jun 2004, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> > You let the server administrators figure it out.
> ...
> > and humans will see it and can figure out what it means.
> If the bug-reporting protocol is designed to target humans, it should
> be optimized/tailored for human consumption. Henry's original premise
> was that the ERR protocol is designed to help future machines to fix
> themselves.

When we can demonstrate running code that can take advantage of this,
then it's time to determine what the requirements are for a protocol
extension to enable it, not the other way around.

Scott Lawrence
Received on Wednesday, 23 June 2004 14:26:10 UTC

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