[Tech] Useless statistics of the day: status codes

Peter Vernigorov pitr.vern at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 19:54:17 GMT 2021


Indeed, egsam.glv.one will return 2, 222, hi, 19, 29, 39, 49, 59, 69,
and 99 - https://github.com/pitr/egsam/blob/master/main.go#L83-L104

On Mon, Jan 4, 2021 at 8:16 PM Sean Conner <sean at conman.org> wrote:
>
> It was thus said that the Great Stephane Bortzmeyer once stated:
> >
> > The rest is marginal, less than ten URI:
> >
> > 49 : First status code I find which is not in the official
> > specification. Anyone has an idea? Two URI.
> > 2 : Old server with the deprecated one-digit status codes?
> > 39 : Not in the official specification. Anyone has an idea? Two URI.
> > 59 : Bad request (no idea why my client sends bad requests)
> > 99 : Not in the official specification. Anyone has an idea? Two URI.
> > 58 : Not in the official specification. Anyone has an idea? Two URI.
> > 29 : Not in the official specification. Anyone has an idea? Two URI.
> > 43 : Proxy error. Reason unknown.
> > 61 : Certificate not authorised. Since I do not send client
> > certificates, this is surprising.
> > 41 : Server not available (maintenance, for instance).
> > 52 : Gone. Like 51 but final. Just one URI,
> > <gemini://gemini.conman.org/no-longer-here/> so it's probably a test.
> > 22 : Not in the official specification. Anyone has an idea? One URI.
> > 69 : Not in the official specification. Anyone has an idea? One URI.
> > 19 : Not in the official specification. Anyone has an idea? One URI.
> >
> > The number of status codes not registered in the specification may
> > mean that some servers are extending the Gemini protocol with unused
> > status codes. But some are also in test capsules like
> > <gemini://gemini.conman.org/> or <gemini://egsam.glv.one/>.
>
>   The Gemini Client Torture Test [1] is responsible for the following
> erroneous status codes:
>
>         99, 29, 39, 49, 58, 2, and 0.
>
>   I know there's another client test out there, so it could be that as well.
>
>   -spc
>
> [1]     gemini://gemini.conman.org/test/torture/


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