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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2010 10:40:58 +0100
Message-ID: <4CDE5D2A.2000004@gmx.de>
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Bryce Nesbitt <bnesbitt@bepress.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Karl Dubost <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>
On 13.11.2010 02:04, Adrien de Croy wrote:
> ...
> Is this Refresh header (which isn't in HTTP, so surely should be
> X-Refresh?) legit? Is it supported?
> ...

Well, it's widely implemented, just not registered. Prefixing with "X-" 
wouldn't help; "X-" isn't special for message headers.

As far as I can tell, the right thing to do is to write a short Internet 
Draft specifying the syntax and the semantics and registering it. Bonus 
points for discussing alternate approaches (Retry-After, Redirects), and 
the connection to HTML...

Best regards, Julian

PS: I'm glad to help with the formatting if an IETF "newbie" wants to 
give this a try...
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