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05/01/13 08:35:43 (10 years ago)
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fielding@…
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(editorial) Suggest that proposals for new status codes use a pseudonym like 4NN until there is consensus for registration; addresses #404

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    41744174</t>
    41754175<t>
     4176   Proposals for new status codes that are not yet widely deployed ought to
     4177   avoid allocating a specific number for the code until there is clear
     4178   consensus that it will be registered; instead, early drafts can use a
     4179   notation such as "4NN", or "3N0" .. "3N9", to indicate the class
     4180   of the proposed status code(s) without consuming a number prematurely.
     4181</t>
     4182<t>
    41764183   A definition for a new status code ought to explain the request
    41774184   conditions that would cause a response containing that status code (e.g.,
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