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Problem Details for HTTP APIs

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (appsawg WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Mark Nottingham , Erik Wilde
Last updated 2014-07-27
Replaced by draft-ietf-appsawg-http-problem
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-appsawg-http-problem
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document defines a "problem detail" as a way to carry machine- readable details of errors in a HTTP response, to avoid the need to invent new error response formats for HTTP APIs. Note to Readers This draft should be discussed on the apps-discuss mailing list [1].


Mark Nottingham
Erik Wilde

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)