Re: API Rate Limits and HTTP Code [#255]

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> a) Clarify that 503 can be used for rate limiting, or


I just came across this issue, too, but didn't bookmark -- Twitter's
Fail Whale is a 503; now cute rate-limit responses are proliferating,
but not everybody agrees on what status code to use, which surprises me.
I always assumed rate-limiting was kinda the whole point of 503.


Received on Friday, 29 October 2010 01:45:41 UTC