Re: HTTP status code for "response too large"

Jan Algermissen <jan.algermissen@nordsc.com> Wed, 18 April 2012 17:43 UTC

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On Apr 18, 2012, at 5:32 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:

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> This is a good illustration of How Not To Do It. 507 should have been more generic, focusing on the interface rather than the implementation (as Roy constantly reminds us).
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FWIW, I read about 507 the first time just now and I would never have thought it applies to the response. IMHO, the definition seems to actually work quite well.

Jan

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