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Re: Alt-Svc NOT_AUTHORITATIVE proposal

From: (wrong string) 陈智昌 <willchan@chromium.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:39:02 -0800
Message-ID: <CAA4WUYgX566AKPE4RZm6vKU-y6BWWx6FL5JtaO9uTBLSNWTpGg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Cc: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, Patrick McManus <mcmanus@ducksong.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Such a new status code might provide a good signal for negatively updating
the Alt-Svc cache a user-agent is probably maintaining.


On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 10:32 AM, Martin Thomson
<martin.thomson@gmail.com>wrote:

> On 27 February 2014 10:18, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org> wrote:
> > Ah, I see, thanks. Seems like 404 would cover this perfectly then, as
> > there's no such thing as a "wrong server" (as all HTTP servers can
> > accept requests for all URI), just a server that can't provide any
> > representations of the identified resource.
>
> All HTTP servers might be able to accept requests for all URIs, but
> they aren't necessarily authoritative for them.  We want to avoid the
> case where clients get confused by a response that says a resource
> doesn't exist, where it might...were they to ask the right server.
>
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