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#299: status code for header fields to big

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 18:51:54 +0200
Message-ID: <4E0DFB2A.20409@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2011-07-01 16:18, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2011-07-01 05:52, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> Personally - I think 413 is good for this; the response body and/or
>> headers can fine-tune as to why it was rejected (as with any other
>> error response).
>
> I'm not totally convinced; maybe we can treat this as a separate issue
> ("expand scope of 413"?), and make progress on #282 independently of it?
>
>> Recall that we've already tuned the definition of 413 to say
>>
>> The server is refusing to process a request because the request
>> representation is larger than the server is willing or able to
>> process.
>>
>> note 'representation' -- which includes headers.
>
> "Entity", as used in 2616, included the headers as well; so this was
> just a terminology update, right?
>
> Best regards, Julian

I have opened <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/299> 
for this question.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 1 July 2011 16:52:25 GMT

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