Course blog for the second-year undergraduate module 'Hacking the Book' at the University of Birmingham.
Friday, 14 October 2011
Who am I talking to?
Given that it is the end of the week, here a little exercise to test your information retrieval skills: You remember that a web server returns a status code as the first element of a reply to your browser. The most common ones are 200 (OK) or 404 (Not found - if there is nothing at the address you were looking). Now, in what situation would you encounter a status code of 418?