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HTTP status codes

Craig Saila has a minor rant about HTTP error codes. Did you know that a 410 should be served instead of a 404 when a resource has been deliberately, permanently removed? I didn’t.

This is HTTP status codes by Simon Willison, posted on 4th March 2003.

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