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Re: NEW: value space of status codes [#213]

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2010 16:24:48 -0700
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3327C67F-0197-45B9-B84B-575359A6DB28@gbiv.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
On Jul 7, 2010, at 3:43 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:

> See also
> http://groups.google.com/group/http-archive-specification/browse_thread/thread/59132f7e964a1e02?hl=en_US
> 
> Do we need a space (e.g., 0xx) for private use?

That would inevitably become another X-prefix style of disaster.

I have written tools that used 6xx and 9xx internally, but I wouldn't
want that standardized.  0xx are sometimes used to return errno in
library calls.

....Roy
Received on Wednesday, 7 July 2010 23:25:17 GMT

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