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Re: Describing current practice for 301 and 302

From: Paul Hoffman <paulh@imc.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 1996 15:52:42 -0800
Message-Id: <v0214040ead345f317f84@[165.227.10.43]>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
>+      Note: When automatically redirecting a POST request after
>+      receiving a 301 status code, some existing user agents will
>+      change the method of the request to GET.

When you say "will change the method of the request to GET", do you mean
"will send the same request again, except change the POST method to a GET
method"?

If so, why on earth would they do that? And, more importantly, is it worth
noting if it doesn't make much sense?

--Paul Hoffman
--Internet Mail Consortium
Received on Wednesday, 31 January 1996 15:12:13 EST

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