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Re: New Version Notification for draft-tbray-http-legally-restricted-status-00.txt

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 08:18:41 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHBU6isE13sPSepHJPYNJzVqPoPdjD9ikShSv3Px1aU4YSAEqw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Cullen Jennings <fluffy@cisco.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
I think the intent is increased transparency of operation, and the specific
action to achieve this would be for the user-agent to pass along to the
user at least the "Unavailable for Legal Reasons" message and also the
content of the response body, if provided.  Very similar to the way 404 is
handled now.

-T

On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 7:43 AM, Cullen Jennings <fluffy@cisco.com> wrote:

>
> When trying to decide if a new error code is needed in a protocol, I often
> ask myself "what should the receiver of this new error code do differently
> when it gets the new error code". Could you say more about what is the
> semantic meaning of this error code to the client and how that client
> should behave when receiving it? I'm particularly interested in how that
> differs from existing error codes.
>
> Thanks, Cullen
>
>
>
> On Jun 11, 2012, at 7:36 PM, Tim Bray wrote:
>
> > With apologies to MNot for ignoring his opinion (which I generally
> > agree with) about not picking particular
> > status values; but in this case I yielded to temptation.
> >
> > rfc2xml output at
> > http://www.tbray.org/tmp/draft-tbray-http-legally-restricted-status.html
> >
> > -T
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From:  <internet-drafts@ietf.org>
> > Date: Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 6:33 PM
> > Subject: New Version Notification for
> > draft-tbray-http-legally-restricted-status-00.txt
> > To: tbray@textuality.com
> >
> > A new version of I-D, draft-tbray-http-legally-restricted-status-00.txt
> > has been successfully submitted by Tim Bray and posted to the
> > IETF repository.
> >
> > Filename:        draft-tbray-http-legally-restricted-status
> > Revision:        00
> > Title:           A New HTTP Status Code for Legally-restricted Resources
> > Creation date:   2012-06-11
> > WG ID:           Individual Submission
> > Number of pages: 5
> > URL:
> >
> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-tbray-http-legally-restricted-status-00.txt
> > Status:
> >
> http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-tbray-http-legally-restricted-status
> > Htmlized:        http://tools.ietf.org/html/submission.filename }}-00
> >
> >
> > Abstract:
> >   This document specifies an additional Hypertext Transfer Protocol
> >   (HTTP) status code for use when resource access is denied for legal
> >   reasons.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > The IETF Secretariat
> >
>
>
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