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

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De: [] En nombre de Eric J. Bowman
Enviado el: viernes, 29 de octubre de 2010 3:45
Para: Mark Nottingham
CC: Karl Dubost; HTTP Working Group
Asunto: 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 07:54:08 UTC