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Re: Last Call: <draft-nottingham-http-new-status-03.txt> (Additional HTTP Status Codes) to Proposed Standard

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2011 19:23:55 +0100
Message-ID: <4EEB8CBB.2090002@gmx.de>
To: Riccardo Bernardini <framefritti@gmail.com>
CC: ietf@ietf.org, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 2011-12-16 17:57, Riccardo Bernardini wrote:
> Hi all,
> just a couple of doubts about this draft
>
> 1) In Section 3 (about code 428 Precondition Required) it is said that
> "Responses using this status code SHOULD explain how to resubmit the
> request successfully." The example shown in Section 3 shows an error
> message embedded in an HTML document.  What make me a bit uneasy is that
> a precondition was required, but not inserted, usually it is not a fault
> of the user, but of the client software. I am not sure that any
> explanation associated with the error could be useful to the user...

...not to the user, but potentially to somebody debugging the code.

> 2) Are really section 7.1 and 7.2 security related or would it better to
> merge them with Section 3 and 4? Just a doubt...
>
> Riccardo
Received on Friday, 16 December 2011 18:24:26 GMT

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