Re: Retry-After in UNIX Timestamp instead of HTTP-Date

On 7/08/19 6:51 am, Wenbo Zhu wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM Philipp Junghannß wrote:
>     delay in whatever time unit needed is a good Idea, totally agree.
>     compatible to basically anything without needing to care for DST,
>     leap days/seconds or whatever, just a stupidly simple second counter.
> And it needs to be a float type (32-bit) to support sub-second
> intervals. (also my earlier question on "Prefer: timeout= ...."  ... )

Is it really worth telling a client to re-try in less than a second?
At those timescales the server can just queue the request and answer
when it can.


Received on Wednesday, 7 August 2019 12:30:46 UTC