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The Over-Version HTTP Response Header Field

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Author Mark Nottingham
Last updated 2014-12-21 (Latest revision 2014-06-19)
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The 505 (HTTP Version Not Supported) status code does not clearly indicate, on its own, the scope of the assertion, nor the version(s) supported. This document introduces a new header field, "Over- Version", to indicate this information.


Mark Nottingham

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