couchdb-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: 0.9 final sprint
Date Mon, 16 Mar 2009 02:08:15 GMT
On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 12:56:49AM +0100, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
> An HTTP server should not deliberately send a 500 error message.
> A 500 response denotes all hope is lost when processing a request.
> If CouchDB can detect an invalid request is made, it should return
> a 400 status code.

The 5xx line of errors indicate an actual internal error with CouchDB.

If the client is in error, then the 4xx line of errors should be used.

-- 
Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater

Mime
View raw message