Re: [apps-discuss] Partially fulfilled / draft-nottingham-http-new-status

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Wed, 07 December 2011 23:43 UTC

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On 07/12/2011, at 6:08 AM, Sam Johnston wrote:

> That said, as I'm busy applying HTTP (as it was intended rather than with envelope layers) to cloud standards I find myself regularly wanting to give status updates — as x of y units, %, etc. — and it could be useful to have a header that carried this information in a sensible/standard format. A marked up Link: to a [text/uri-]list of components could be interesting too.

Julian has been known to use a data: URI in a Link header… 

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