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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] for error-notes and ap_send_error_response()
Date Thu, 24 Sep 1998 21:51:27 GMT
Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> 
> No, -1.  All the times that I used error-notes text in core were
> to add problem-specific information to the canned response.
> The error response makes no sense without it.

The error response is completely opaque to almost all users
(the ones that see it) anyway, with or without the details.

> ErrorDocument is a feature that I would never recommend to users.

Why not?  That sounds like a personal preference; is there
more to it?

> The correct solution is to insert the text in the normal canned
> response rather than overriding it, and use a flag on ap_log_rerror()
> to add the error-notes rather than making it automatic.

I'll go along with the first but not necessarily the last.
Modules can still stuff values in there, which may show up on
the error page and be completely stupid.

Take 2 coming up, which explicitly includes the error-notes in
the content-body for HTTP_BAD_REQUEST status values only.

#ken    P-)}

Ken Coar                    <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/>
Apache Group member         <http://www.apache.org/>
"Apache Server for Dummies" <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/ASFD/>

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