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RateLimit Header Fields for HTTP

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Roberto Polli , Alex Martínez Ruiz
Last updated 2020-12-21 (Latest revision 2020-11-26)
Replaced by draft-ietf-httpapi-ratelimit-headers
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active.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 the RateLimit-Limit, RateLimit-Remaining, RateLimit-Reset fields for HTTP, thus allowing servers to publish current request quotas and clients to shape their request policy and avoid being throttled out.


Roberto Polli
Alex Martínez Ruiz

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