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RateLimit header fields for HTTP

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (httpapi WG)
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Authors Roberto Polli , Alex Martínez Ruiz
Last updated 2024-03-21 (Latest revision 2023-06-24)
Replaces draft-polli-ratelimit-headers
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This document defines the RateLimit-Policy and RateLimit HTTP header fields for servers to advertise their service policy limits and the current limits, thereby allowing clients to avoid being throttled.


Roberto Polli
Alex Martínez Ruiz

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