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From Rodric Rabbah <>
Subject Re: Transactionid in the ErrorResponse
Date Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:37:51 GMT
Should we also rename “code”?

I don’t see the value in using code: 0 and changing the schema should be fine and better
in the long run. 


> On Apr 19, 2018, at 11:31 AM, Christian Bickel <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm currently working on a PR which basically moves the transactionId generation from
the controller to the entrypoint of the system. This is the nginx or a frontdoor above.
> One change in this PR is to change the format of the tid from a number to a String.
> This works pretty well except one change, that could be seen by users.
> If there is an error in our system, we return an error response with a short description
and the tid. Until now the tid was a number, so the value in the JSON has no quotes. With
this change, the response message would change, because the tid is a String.
> This means the response would change from
> ```
> {
> "error": "This is the description",
> "code": 123
> }
> ```
> to 
> ```
> {
> "error": "This is the description",
> "code": "123"
> }
> ```.
> Do you agree, that this change would be OK?
> An alternative would be to always return a 0 and add an additional field with our new
> If there are no concerns, I'll go ahead and change the field from the number to a String.
> Greetings
> Christian Bickel

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