RateLimit Header Fields for HTTP

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Authors Roberto Polli  , Alex Martínez 
Last updated 2020-12-21 (latest revision 2020-11-26)
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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 (robipolli@gmail.com)
Alex Martínez (amr@redhat.com)

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