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

Felipe Gasper <felipe@felipegasper.com> Mon, 05 August 2019 15:12 UTC

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Subject: Re: Retry-After in UNIX Timestamp instead of HTTP-Date
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> On Aug 5, 2019, at 6:38 AM, Roberto Polli <robipolli@gmail.com>; wrote:
> 
> Hi @all,
> 
> While reading the Retry-After specs I was guessing...
> 
> if we had to reboot the retry-after header, would we use the HTTP-date
> or the unix-timestamp syntax?
> iiuc the HTTP-date format was inherited from RFC 822 with the goal of
> being human-readable.

I would think RFC 3339 would be the preferred format.

-Felipe Gasper
Mississauga, Ontario