[thelist] Status codes for "not ready yet"

Anthony Baratta anthony at baratta.com
Mon Jan 31 22:24:01 CST 2011

On 1/31/2011 8:00 PM, Bill Moseley wrote:
>     1. Data available and returned in response.  HTTP status = 200
>     2. The data is not ready yet, check back later at this same URL.

204 No Content

>     3. The data will never be available (e.g. feature not implemented for
>     your account).

402 Payment Required

>     4. The data cannot be returned (e.g. timed out trying to fetch data or
>     some other kind of failure).

408 Request Timeout

You should also be ready to deal with:

500 Internal Server Error
503 Service Unavailable


Anthony Baratta

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