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

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2010 07:22:12 -0400 (EDT)
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
cc: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.1.10.1007080721080.7817@wnl.j3.bet>
On Thu, 8 Jul 2010, Mark Nottingham wrote:

> That's roughly what I mean by private use -- i.e., don't ever serialise 
> on the wire.

Then define a "reserved set" pretty much like unroutable IP address 
ranges. Something like 9xx.

> 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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> Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
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         ~~Yves
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