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Re: Fwd: Proposing Status Codes

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 12:28:04 +1200
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On 12.06.2012 12:21, James M Snell wrote:
> My apologies... accidentally responded directly to Mark instead of 
> the
> group... Another possible approach to early implementation is to
> designate a range of experimental, non-production status codes for
> early development purposes that MUST NOT be used in production... 
> once
> the draft progresses to a reasonable stage (well beyond -01, the real
> status can be assigned to the spec by the registrar rather than by 
> the
> spec author. I know schemes like this can tend to be problematic 
> (e.g.
> all those damn X- HTTP headers) so I'm not sure if it's a path we
> should go down, but it's an idea at least.
>

You mean 490-499 for a 4XX exeprimental status?
Or completely out of the way range like 700-799? with requirement that 
once RFCs exist the experiments be dropped.

Amos
Received on Tuesday, 12 June 2012 00:28:30 GMT

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