MeTA1 further extends the protocol. The result codes it understands are:
|OK [result]||the key was found; result contains the looked up value.|
|NOTFOUND||the key was not found|
|NOMORE||the key was not found, stop further search|
|TEMP [reason]||a temporary failure occurred; optional reason field contains an explanatory message.|
|TIMEOUT [reason]||same as ‘TEMP’.|
|PERM [reason]||a permanent failure occurred; optional reason field contains an explanatory message.|
The ‘NOMORE’ status indicates that the key has not been found and also instructs MTA10 to stop any further searches using this key and its derivatives.
To be precise, the
component responsible for resolving various things for MeTA1.