Posted September 05th, 2012 in tool
This is a neat tool that comes handy when you get exotic HTTP statut codes like the 418 one (teapots are bad guys, beware!).
It's opensource (fork it on GitHub) and you can install it easily with pip:
$ pip install httpcode
And this is the list of codes known to the tool.
Status code 100 Message: Continue Code explanation: Request received, please continue
Status code 101 Message: Switching Protocols Code explanation: Switching to new protocol; obey Upgrade header
Status code 200 Message: OK Code explanation: Request fulfilled, document follows
Status code 201 Message: Created Code explanation: Document created, URL follows
Status code 202 Message: Accepted Code explanation: Request accepted, processing continues off-line
Status code 203 Message: Non-Authoritative Information Code explanation: Request fulfilled from cache
Status code 204 Message: No Content Code explanation: Request fulfilled, nothing follows
Status code 205 Message: Reset Content Code explanation: Clear input form for further input.
Status code 206 Message: Partial Content Code explanation: Partial content follows.
Status code 300 Message: Multiple Choices Code explanation: Object has several resources -- see URI list
Status code 301 Message: Moved Permanently Code explanation: Object moved permanently -- see URI list
Status code 302 Message: Found Code explanation: Object moved temporarily -- see URI list
Status code 303 Message: See Other Code explanation: Object moved -- see Method and URL list
Status code 304 Message: Not Modified Code explanation: Document has not changed since given time
Status code 305 Message: Use Proxy Code explanation: You must use proxy specified in Location to access this resource.
Status code 307 Message: Temporary Redirect Code explanation: Object moved temporarily -- see URI list
Status code 400 Message: Bad Request Code explanation: Bad request syntax or unsupported method
Status code 401 Message: Unauthorized Code explanation: No permission -- see authorization schemes
Status code 402 Message: Payment Required Code explanation: No payment -- see charging schemes
Status code 403 Message: Forbidden Code explanation: Request forbidden -- authorization will not help
Status code 404 Message: Not Found Code explanation: Nothing matches the given URI
Status code 405 Message: Method Not Allowed Code explanation: Specified method is invalid for this resource.
Status code 406 Message: Not Acceptable Code explanation: URI not available in preferred format.
Status code 407 Message: Proxy Authentication Required Code explanation: You must authenticate with this proxy before proceeding.
Status code 408 Message: Request Timeout Code explanation: Request timed out; try again later.
Status code 409 Message: Conflict Code explanation: Request conflict.
Status code 410 Message: Gone Code explanation: URI no longer exists and has been permanently removed.
Status code 411 Message: Length Required Code explanation: Client must specify Content-Length.
Status code 412 Message: Precondition Failed Code explanation: Precondition in headers is false.
Status code 413 Message: Request Entity Too Large Code explanation: Entity is too large.
Status code 414 Message: Request-URI Too Long Code explanation: URI is too long.
Status code 415 Message: Unsupported Media Type Code explanation: Entity body in unsupported format.
Status code 416 Message: Requested Range Not Satisfiable Code explanation: Cannot satisfy request range.
Status code 417 Message: Expectation Failed Code explanation: Expect condition could not be satisfied.
Status code 418 Message: I'm a teapot Code explanation: The HTCPCP server is a teapot
Status code 500 Message: Internal Server Error Code explanation: Server got itself in trouble
Status code 501 Message: Not Implemented Code explanation: Server does not support this operation
Status code 502 Message: Bad Gateway Code explanation: Invalid responses from another server/proxy.
Status code 503 Message: Service Unavailable Code explanation: The server cannot process the request due to a high load
Status code 504 Message: Gateway Timeout Code explanation: The gateway server did not receive a timely response
Status code 505 Message: HTTP Version Not Supported Code explanation: Cannot fulfill request.
If you are curious about the 418 code, there is an explanation on Quora. Do not expect to find any sense in it though...