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Re: New Version Notification for draft-divilly-status-555-00.txt

From: Colm Divilly <colm.divilly@oracle.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 09:30:40 +0000
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Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
:-), very good, I admit I had to google that [1]. Also apparently in Chinese Internet Slang, 555 means 'Crying' [2]. I kind of like the idea of the server being made to 'cry' by some user supplied code. 

[1]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/555_timer_IC <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/555_timer_IC>
[2]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Internet_slang#Numbers,_representing_Chinese_terms_(%E6%95%B0%E5%AD%97%E8%A1%A8%E7%A4%BA%E6%B1%89%E5%AD%97_sh%C3%B9z%C3%AC_bi%C7%8Eosh%C3%AC_h%C3%A0nz%C3%AC) <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Internet_slang#Numbers,_representing_Chinese_terms_(%E6%95%B0%E5%AD%97%E8%A1%A8%E7%A4%BA%E6%B1%89%E5%AD%97_sh%C3%B9z%C3%AC_bi%C7%8Eosh%C3%AC_h%C3%A0nz%C3%AC)>

> On 25 Mar 2020, at 09:13, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
> 
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> In message <84C127AC-BA21-4CD8-9F79-8920ADE5BA4C@ORACLE.COM>, Colm Divilly writes:
> 
>> We believe assigning a new HTTP status code (we chose 555 just because it is
>> memorable)
> 
> IMO status code 555 should only be used for something which happens periodically :-)
> 
> -- 
> Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
> phk@FreeBSD.ORG         | TCP/IP since RFC 956
> FreeBSD committer       | BSD since 4.3-tahoe    
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> 


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