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Re: another approach to status codes, etc. in HTTP binding

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2001 13:32:45 -0700
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010718133241.B24692@mnot.net>

On Wed, Jul 18, 2001 at 01:26:47PM -0700, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> Jeff Mogul has identified an issue in the HTTP whereby new status
> codes don't have any assumed semantics about cacheability, etc., and
> thereby may be handled in an unpredictable manner. Additionally, some
> intermediaries will barf on an unrecognized status code. This isn't
> specified behaviour, but it does happen.

Meant to qualify that with an 'IIRC'.

Mark Nottingham
Received on Wednesday, 18 July 2001 16:32:47 UTC

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