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Re: Proposal for an HTTP ERR method

From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 19:34:12 +0100
To: Justin Chapweske <justin@chapweske.com>
Cc: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org, Atom Syntax <atom-syntax@imc.org>, Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Message-ID: <20040623183412.GD1461@mail.shareable.org>

Justin Chapweske wrote:
> This would be another example why an explicit error reporting URI in the
> response headers would be a better way to go.  The system could
> dynamically include unique identifiers for the generating server and
> include that in the URI, and perhaps have all URIs for a cluster of
> servers point a single error reporting server.

It's probably obvious, but fwiw I agree.  An error reporting URI, plus
a standard indicating _what_ should be reported and how.

Alex's point about revealing data if the report is too detailed is
also important.

-- Jamie
Received on Wednesday, 23 June 2004 14:34:22 UTC

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