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

Philipp Junghannß <teamhydro55555@gmail.com> Tue, 06 August 2019 06:58 UTC

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

Am Mo., 5. Aug. 2019 um 14:06 Uhr schrieb Amos Jeffries <
squid3@treenet.co.nz>;:

> On 5/08/19 10:38 pm, Roberto Polli 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?
>
>
> Why re-design it at all?
>
> If anything reduce it to just the delay-seconds field value. That is
> compatible with any time locale.
>
> Amos
>
>