Re: Status: -> Progress:

Roy T. Fielding (fielding@simplon.ICS.UCI.EDU)
Wed, 11 May 1994 04:31:30 -0700

> In the case of what we are doing here, it would be nice to send back
> these Status/Progress reports _BUT_ the search isnt sure of the correct
> HTTP response code when it starts. The response code depends on the
> results of the search. (eg: 200 is OK, 302 is a referal for correct
> retrival later on, 40x is a failure etc.)

202 Accepted would be a better choice for a response code -- it implies
that the content may (or may not) be what was requested, but that the
server is working on the request.

....Roy Fielding ICS Grad Student, University of California, Irvine USA
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