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RE: API Rate Limits and HTTP Code [#255]

From: Juan M. Sierra Lebrón <jsierra@economistes.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2010 09:56:02 +0200
To: "'Eric J. Bowman'" <eric@bisonsystems.net>, "'Mark Nottingham'" <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "'Karl Dubost'" <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>, "'HTTP Working Group'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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-----Mensaje original-----
De: ietf-http-wg-request@w3.org [mailto:ietf-http-wg-request@w3.org] En nombre de Eric J. Bowman
Enviado el: viernes, 29 de octubre de 2010 3:45
Para: Mark Nottingham
CC: Karl Dubost; HTTP Working Group
Asunto: Re: API Rate Limits and HTTP Code [#255]

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> 
> a) Clarify that 503 can be used for rate limiting, or
> 

+1

I just came across this issue, too, but didn't bookmark -- Twitter's
Fail Whale is a 503; now cute rate-limit responses are proliferating,
but not everybody agrees on what status code to use, which surprises me.
I always assumed rate-limiting was kinda the whole point of 503.

-Eric
Received on Friday, 29 October 2010 07:54:08 GMT

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