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Re: [XHR] (Late) LC Comments

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 14:55:13 +0200
Message-ID: <48511CB1.3050406@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>, public-webapps@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> ...
> I think it would be better if HTTP defined what clients should assume 
> (200 and OK most likely) in case the response data does not include it. 
> Your HTTP parsing specification could do this for instance.
> ...

In HTTP/1.*, the status code is what the response says, and the status 
text is purely decorative. If it's not there, it's not there. Claiming 
it was "OK" would be misleading.

WRT earlier HTTP versions: how would care?

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 12 June 2008 12:55:57 GMT

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