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Re: HTTP status code for transaction incomplete???

From: Alek Storm <alek.storm@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2014 13:59:09 -0700
Message-ID: <CAMNEcwsy4WGXC-bZgLBSPo+aWxu7zwr24Sf+ZaDDaDBWVk2Trw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Phillip Hallam-Baker <phill@hallambaker.com>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Consider 202 Accepted:
http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec10.html#sec10.2.3

Alek


On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 1:53 PM, Phillip Hallam-Baker <phill@hallambaker.com
> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I am writing a Web Service that usually completes a transaction but
> sometimes is unable to complete a transaction and will return a
> pending result.
>
> There does not seem to be a HTTP code for this which seems rather odd.
>
> This does not seem like a 200 code to me because the transaction has
> not completed yet. It certainly does not seem like a 400 though
> because the transaction might well succeed without any additional
> effort.
>
> So it seems like a 300 code but none of the existing ones seems to fit.
>
> Ideas?
>
>
Received on Friday, 16 May 2014 20:59:36 UTC

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