Thanks Taylor, that's the info I need :)

hax0rsteve



On 21 Mar 2011, at 18:57, Taylor Singletary wrote:

> Hi there Steve,
> 
> As you've noticed, Search API rate limiting is applied and handled quite 
> differently from the rest of the REST API. In the case of Search, when 
> everything is operating under typical conditions, a Retry-After HTTP header 
> will be sent to you (not an X-Retry-Header)  -- the value of that header will 
> contain an integer indicating the number of seconds to wait until issuing 
> additional search API requests.
> 
> Taylor
> 
> On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 10:43 AM, hax0rsteve <hax0rc...@btinternet.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> A question w/r/t HTTP responses when rate limiting is applied, which I'm 
> hoping
> some kind soul will answer before I start hammering away at the API in 
> careless
> experimentation :
> 
> 420 Enhance Your Calm
> 
> I understand from the docs that when this status code is returned, a 
> "Retry-After"
> header will be returned in my http response, does this take the same format as
> the other rate headers e.g. :
> 
> X-RateLimit-Limit: 350
> X-RateLimit-Remaining: 350
> X-RateLimit-Reset: 1277485629
> 
> so the Retry-After header will be  "X-Retry-After:"  ?  Or is it some other 
> format ?
> 
> Obviously I could find out by jamming a huge number of search requests at the 
> API,
> but it would be nice to know what to look for beforehand so that I can tell 
> when to stop :)
> 
> Thank you kindly.
> 
> 
> hax0rsteve
> 
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