[ee122] Status code precedence
dank at eecs.berkeley.edu
Wed Oct 31 15:59:01 PDT 2007
Daniel Killebrew wrote:
> Allen Lee wrote:
>> I'm not sure if this question has been asked yet:
>> If the server gets the request
>> GET /foo.avi HTTP/1.0
>> and foo.avi does not exist on the server, should the status code be
>> 404 or 501?
> It should be the does not exist error.
>> If foo.avi does exist on the server, but we don't have read
>> permission, should the status code be 403 or 501?
> No permissions error
To clarify: I mean the error should be the 'no permissions error',
whichever error that is.
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