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

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2010 10:13:45 +1000
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <4DA7239D-4C56-4D1C-BB68-BBF07EF0EEC5@mnot.net>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
That's roughly what I mean by private use -- i.e., don't ever serialise on the wire.


On 08/07/2010, at 9:24 AM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> 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
> 


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