Error behavior?

Paul Crowley paul at
Wed Jun 15 15:55:31 PDT 2005

Carl Howells wrote:
> 1.  As a response to a GET, if the openid.return_to field was properly 
> specified, redirect to the return_to url setting these additional url 
> paramaters:
>   * openid.mode=error
>   * openid.error=Some human readable string

Sounds good.  We can add error codes later.

> 2.  In any other case (POST, or return_to not specified) return a 200 
> (that's probably not the best choice) server response with content type 
> text/plain, where the body is the same two key:value pairs as described 
> above, in the standard key:value form used in POST responses.

No, in this instance just 200 text/html and display a human readable 
description of the problem.
\/ o\ Paul Crowley, paul at

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