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7.5.1 Purpose

This command can be used by a Release Distributor to provide information on the processing of a Release which is done by calling the URL indicated in the relevant Release Creator's Atom feed entry relating to the relevant Release.

The document to be posted is defined as in Clause 8.2.

7.5.2 Syntax of Reply

The web server shall return one of the following standard HTTP status codes with their standard HTTP response code semantics (unless where clarified):

  • 204 (The server successfully processed the request but is not returning any content);
  • 400 (Bad request);
  • 401 (Unauthorised);
  • 404 (Not found);
  • 500 (Internal server error); and
  • 503 (Service unavailable due to a temporary overloading or maintenance of the server).

Other standard HTTP status codes may be used on bilateral agreement between the Release Creator and the Release Distributor.


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