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This rule belongs to the openapi-v3-standards-linting ruleset and states that:

When the header explode is set to true, the header values of type array or object generate separate parameters for each value of the array or key-value pair of the map. For other types of headers this property has no effect.

Maximum SeverityInformation
MessageProperty explode will have no effect for header of this type.
Rule SystemSemantic
Broad CategoryHeaders
Products ImpactedAPI Transformer, Code Generation, Developer Experience Portal
Tagsopenapi3 openapi standards semantic linting explode header parameter array object

Suggested Fixes

  • Remove property explode from the current Header Object.
  • Change the header type to array or object if you still intend to use the explode option.

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