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Re: 303 for paging; was Re: 2NN Contents Of Related (303 Shortcut)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:25:39 +0200
Message-ID: <540E8F53.4050700@gmx.de>
To: Matthew Kerwin <matthew@kerwin.net.au>, Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
CC: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, James Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2014-09-09 01:44, Matthew Kerwin wrote:
> ...
> I know of browsers (possibly historical) that handle all 5xx codes by
> drawing a big red X symbol and writing our their own description of the
> error, completely ignoring the response body, because apparently server
> authors and site maintainers don't know how to talk to "real" computer
> users. If you're happy for that as a possible fallback behaviour ...
> ...

AFAIR, this happened when the response body appeared to be "too short" 
(so it's easy to work around it).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 9 September 2014 05:26:43 UTC

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