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Re: New Status Code -- 2xx Greedy Hotel?

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 15:13:48 +0100
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <40liv2llc5dida78ep11hdn5kmokdsugg7@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Mark Nottingham wrote:
>2xx so that browsers will display it. AFAICT, they do; or at least,  
>Safari and Firefox do (see <http://www.mnot.net/test/222.asis>). IE?  
>4xx might be more appropriate, but I despair of "friendly" error  
>messages. (thought they could be padded, I suppose).

We have 402 and well-known workarounds for "friendly" error messages?

>It would also be useful in those cases where you get redirected  
>somewhere to login and get a cookie for authentication; e.g., Yahoo!,  
>Google, Amazon, etc. Same situation, but slightly different use case.

I don't multi-redirect login schemes merit further support.
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