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

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2010 11:03:35 +0200
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100708090335.GA25965@1wt.eu>
On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 10:57:05AM +0200, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 08.07.2010 02:13, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> >That's roughly what I mean by private use -- i.e., don't ever serialise on the wire.
> 
> If it's never on the wire, do we really care?
> 
> If APIs need a value range that is guaranteed to be never used in
> HTTP/1.1, simply pick values that can't be put on the wire, such as <
> 0 or > 999.

or maybe simply add the precision that codes < 100 and >= 600 will never
be emitted over the wire ?

Regards,
Willy
Received on Thursday, 8 July 2010 09:04:12 GMT

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