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"The land before modern APIs" by Darius Kazemi
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Nice history of HTTP status codes.

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The numeric codes are assigned by groups [to] hopefully cover other protocols besides RJE (like FTP).
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This is from RFC 360, about a Remote Job Entry protocol (RJE), submitted in 1972. You know you're in deep, when reading a three-digit IETF RFC!

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