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Re: [Captive-portals] practicality of 511 HTTP status code
On 2017-06-27 16:56, Dave Dolson wrote:
Mark, thanks for the info about 511.
But to the working group, I think this discussion about HTTP status codes is a distraction.
I think the ICMP approach is a superior solution that doesn't require modification of transport-layer data.
Redirection of clear-text HTTP is an existing practice. It will continue for some time;
Existing software == browsers? They should be totally OK with 511. Do
you have evidence to the contrary?
but there is no need to tweak it, since tweaks would not be recognized by existing software anyhow...
Best regards, Julian