Re: "Too Busy" Error Needed (Kevin Altis)
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 1994 03:04:31 +0200
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Subject: Re: "Too Busy" Error Needed
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At  2:03 AM 6/9/94 +0200, Marc VanHeyningen wrote:
>> There are situations when an HTTP server may want to indicate that it is too
>> busy to accept a request. There is no code for this defined in the HTTP2
>> Taking the "spirit" of the 400 vs 500 errors, since this is a server
>> "problem", it seems like the 500 series is appropriate.
>Sounds reasonable.

This error message is also a good way to indicate when a proxy server is
unable to complete an FTP transaction because the remote FTP server has
reached its user limit. Currently this is reported as a 500 error.

For completeness sake, I would like to see this response added to the HTTP